Elizabeth City State University, the Beta Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity,
Inc., and the City of Elizabeth City will hold a commemorative march from the campus
to City Hall on January 15. The march, held in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
and his pursuit of civil rights, begins at 9 a.m. at the G.R. Little Library. The
annual commemorative program begins at 10 a.m. at City Hall.
Marchers will proceed from the G.R. Little Library on Park View Drive, to Southern
Avenue, to Water Street; left on Main Street; right on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Drive; left on Colonial Avenue and end at City Hall. Dr. Willie J. Gilchrist, interim
Chancellor of ECSU, will provide the commemorative speech at City Hall. The public
is invited to participate in this national holiday march. For more information, please
contact Mrs. Mary Berry in the ECSU Office of Student Activities at 335-3466.