associate director of the Nebraskan Student Union, 308.865.8523
“Shattered Dreams,” a program that asks “What would Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. say today if he could expand his ‘I Have a Dream’ address,” will be presented at the University of Nebraska at Kearney on Tuesday, Feb. 28.
The event, sponsored by LPAC, is being held as part of African American Heritage Month. The program begins at 7 p.m. in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room, and is free and open to the public.
During the program, T. Leon Williams, director of Intercultural Affairs at Buena Vista University in Iowa, assumes the persona of Dr. King, and challenges audience members to accept the moral and social responsibilities of civil rights as well as human dignity. In addition, Williams exposes the inconsistencies of social reform, while defining the meaning of justice and the pursuit of happiness.
Williams has performed numerous programs at college campuses across the country that address the issues of oppression, hostility and conformity. His programs are described as upbeat, include audience participation, and attempt to spark cultural dialogue between students and faculty.