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‘From Dr. King to Mr. President’ to be subject of town hall meeting at Auburn University Jan. 15

AUBURN – “From Dr. King to Mr. President: The African-American Journey from Civil Rights to the White House” will be the topic of a town hall meeting on Thursday, Jan. 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. in room 2222 of the Auburn University Student Center. This event is open to the public.

Auburn University Associate Professor of History David Carter will moderate as university experts guide a discussion on the symbolism of the election of Barack Obama as president in relation to Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision for America. The forum also will explore the international, economic, social and cultural implications.

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