Dear ASU Leader:
Tune in to WSFA TV 12 today at 11 a.m. to see Alabama State University featured on it honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) AND on other live TV shows on Tuesday, Friday and back-to-back on MLK-Day (next Monday/Jan. 20).
ASU is proud to share with the world the great legacy of Dr. King and his movement, and that he was no stranger to the ASU campus for the years that he and his family were our neighbors on South Jackson St. To that end, we reveal in celebrating and honoring Dr. King and Montgomery’s important civil rights history and the University’s leadership role in it.
We have booked the following live television shows to honor the national MLK holiday and to showcase ASU’s events and scholars highlighting Dr. King’s important place in America’s history.
TODAY @ 11 A.M. ON WSFA TV 12
ASU’s Citywide MLK Celebration on Friday at the Davis Theater will be featured today on WSFA TV 12’s Alabama Live Show with Tonya Terry at 11 a.m. The University’s archivist and a noted civil rights expert, Dr Howard Robinson, as well as the founder of ASU’s MLK Celebration, Dr. Tommie Stewart, will appear on the segment.
TUESDAY @ NOON ON WNCC TV 32
ASU’s Citywide MLK Celebration on Friday at the Davis Theater will be featured Tuesday on the Alabama News Network’s TV 32 during its 11 a.m.live news show. The founder of ASU’s MLK Celebration, Dr. Tommie Stewart, will appear on the segment.
FRIDAY @ 6 A.M. ON WAKA TV 8
The ASU MLK Citywide Celebration at the Davis Theater will be featured on Friday at 6 a.m. on the WAKA TV 8 early morning news to remind local viewers to attend it that day.
MLK DAY (JAN. 20) ON BOTH WSFA TV 12 & WAKA TV 8
On the actual MLK Holiday (Jan. 20), please tune in to both WSFA TV 12’s Alabama Live Show with Tonya Terry at 11 a.m and/or the WAKA TV 8 Noon News with Ellis Eschew as one of ASU’s nationally acclaimed MLK scholars, Dr. Derryn Moten (chair of the ASU Dept. of History & Political Science) appears on both shows back-to-back.
Anyway you look at it; “It’s a Great Time to be a Hornet!”
Kenneth Mullinax, Jr.