Arts and Entertainment

P.C. program celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Peninsula College will honor the legacy and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a special free Studium Generale program on at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, in the Little Theater at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

 

The public is invited to hear Tacoma-based comedian and inspirational speaker Debbie Wooten. Wooten met King when she was just 8 years old and the experience changed her life. Born on the south side of Chicago with spina bifida, Wooten contracted polio at the age of 5 months and grew up amid poverty and alcoholism. After years of struggle and barriers, she shares her story to inspire others facing adversity.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates