"Beloved Community" Pop-Up Exhibit for MLK Campus Commemoration
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 – Friday, January 20, 2023
8:00am to 8:00pm daily
This event has concluded.
Students performing dance, circa 1980. Source: University Archives Photograph Collection. Student Life Photographs, 1893-1997 (UA023.025), Special Collections Research Center at NC State University Libraries.
WhenTuesday, January 17, 2023 – Friday, January 20, 2023
8:00am to 8:00pm daily
About This Event
In collaboration with Multicultural Student Affairs, the African American Cultural Center, the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity, Student Leadership and Engagement, NC State Live, and Arts NC State, the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections Research Center celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy in a selection of images from the university’s archives. The pop-up exhibit will be located in the Student Leadership and Engagement Suite, 4210 Talley Student Union, throughout the week of MLK Campus Commemoration, January 17-20, 2023, and will also be featured at event programming throughout the week. View the full schedule of programming at https://diversity.ncsu.edu/aacc/mlk/.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., defined “beloved community” as a society based on connection, creativity, and justice that is both transformative and restorative. The images in this exhibit illustrate how previous generations have built their own beloved community at NC State and beyond. Explore the images featured in the exhibit and consider:
- Where do you see yourself in the ancestral legacy of beloved community at NC State?
- What do you wish to create and leave behind as part of this legacy?
- What do you envision in the spirit of justice and hope for the future of your campus community?
Add your voice to the collective memory of NC State in the following ways:
- Record and submit a video or audio recording of your story: go.ncsu.edu/wolftales
- Create and submit a virtual zine: go.ncsu.edu/zinearchive
- Contact us to learn more: email@example.com
If assistive technology, live captioning, or other accommodations would improve your experience at this event, please contact us. We encourage you to contact us early about this to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.