Thursday, January 28, 2010

HU Honors Dr. Martin Luther Kings, Jr.

HU Honors Dr. Martin Luther Kings, Jr.

Hampton University honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by hosting a march and a musical performance on Jan. 18. The HU Pan-Hellenic Council sponsored the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March, which began at 1:30 p.m. at the historic Emancipation Oak. The march concluded at Ogden Hall where the Rev. Jerome A. Barber, senior pastor of Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Temple in Hampton, Va., spoke. Later that evening, the HU Department of Music presented Let Freedom Ring: the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Choral Festival at Ogden Hall. The performance featured the HU Concert Choir and the Woodside High School Jubilee Chorale, as conducted by HU alumnus Jason Dungee.

The march began at Emancipation Oak and concluded at Ogden Hall.

The Pan-Hellic Council hosted the annual march.

Rev. Jerome Barber

The HU Concert Choir performs in Ogden Hall.


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