IU Northwest celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with two performances of ‘The Movement: 50 Years of Love and Struggle in America’

By: Indiana University Northwest Last Updated: January 13, 2020

Gary, Ind. -- Indiana University Northwest’s Office of Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs invites the campus and community to a special performance in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The theatrical production, “The Movement: 50 Years of Love and Struggle in America,” a multifaceted journey through the ever-changing face of the African-American experience, takes place at both 11:30 a.m. and again at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21 in the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, located in the Savannah Center.

A visual chronicle highlighting many of the political, social, cultural markers of the more than 50 years since the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, this theatrical production features Emmy Award winning actor Ron Jones playing multiple characters. An open discussion with the audience follows the performance.

Admission is free and the performances are open to the public. A $2 parking fee is payable at kiosks in front of Moraine Student Center and the John. W. Anderson Library.