Tuesday, Jan. 16
‘He Was A Poem, He Was A Song: A Commemoration of Dr. MLK’
Community members, faculty, staff and students will convene to explore Dr. King’s legacy through music, poetry and spoken word. Details: Tuesday, Jan. 16, 7 p.m. Free. Sonja H. Stone Center, UNC, 150 South Rd, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2B7Uoey, 919-962-0395.
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Thursday, Jan. 18
UNC MLK Celebration Keynote Lecture & Awards Ceremony
United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch will deliver the lecture. Details: Thursday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. Free; reservations required. Memorial Hall, UNC, 114 E. Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2EoK0Aj, 919-843-3333.
Friday, Jan. 19
NCCU Martin Luther King, Jr. Cultural Celebration
Performances by students from NCCU’s Departments of Art, Music, and Theatre and Dance. Details: Friday, Jan. 19, 6 p.m. Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Fayetteville St, Durham. 919-530-5440.