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DSU celebrates the 37th annual MLK Jr. Day

Braedan Lukens 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Program held January 16th in the Education and Humanities Building Theater, from 12 pm to 1pm.

The 37th annual program celebration was presented through a collaboration with Delaware State University and the Inner-City Cultural League. This program featured Karyl D. Hubbard, Secretary of Labor, and the Sankofa String Orchestra & Drums.

The event which was free and open to the public, was direced by Mrs. Aleasha Dorsett, Director of University Events, Ceremonies, and Commencemen (

Classes were not held in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr Holiday; the campus had stayed busy on this holiday for years.

According to the Delaware State University Archives, the annual noon celebration program in 2015 had, “The entire Delaware congressional delegation – U.S. SenatorsTom Carper and Chris Coons and U.S. Rep. John Carney – as well as State Sen. Brian Bushweller and Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen attended the program at DSU and gave remarks.”

DSU Concert Choir Performed at the MLK Jr. National Holiday Program

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