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Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations at the U of A canceled

The University of Arkansas was set to host several virtual and in-person events today in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Northwest Arkansas Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Council and the University of Arkansas were set to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with events that celebrate his legacy. Those events were moved from in-person to virtual and then canceled. 

It's unclear at this time why the university chose to cancel the events.

Community drive

The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and NWA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Council encourage the community to donate to the St. James Food Pantry.

You can make a monetary donation via CashApp: $NWAMLKCOUNCIL or PayPal on our website: www.nwamlk.org.  

For more information on these events, you can call John L Colbert at (479) 435-1393 or click here.