Helmed by executive producer Shawn Carter (aka Jay-Z), Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story examines the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin. The six-part, unscripted documentary series looks at one of the most talked-about and controversial events of the last decade, including the worldwide Black Lives Matter movement that grew after Trayvon’s death.
Viewings are free and will be followed by a moderated discussion. Watch one episode or all!
Thurs., Jan. 17 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Episode: Stand Your Ground
Facilitated by Dwaine Plaza, Professor of Sociology
Fri., Jan. 18 from 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Episode: Et Tu, America
Facilitated by Allison Davis-White Eyes, Director of Community Diversity Relations and Daniel López-Cevallos, Associate Professor of Latina/o/x Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Health Equity
Mon., Jan. 21 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
NEW LOCATION: Reser Stadium, Toyota Club Level
Episode: The Elephant in the Room
Facilitated by Jamaal May, Student-Athlete Development Coordinator
Wed., Jan. 23 from 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Episode: Justice for George
Facilitated by José-Antonio Orosco, Professor of Philosophy
Thurs., Jan. 24 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Episode: The Burden of Proof
Facilitated by Scott Vignos, Assistant Vice President, Strategic Diversity Initiatives
For accommodations or info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-737-4717.
A Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Special Event Series
Sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity
Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Learning Innovation Center (LINC), 228
165 SW Sackett Place, Corvallis, OR 97321