Rochester Community Schools Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Community Discussion

Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rochester Community Schools (RCS) hosted keynote speaker Delma Jackson and Michigan Roundtable’s Dez Squire to examine the historical context of structural racism experienced in today’s communities. Jackson, a facilitator, writer, and lecturer on social justice topics, used storytelling to take the audience on a journey to learn about the cumulative impacts of race and Federal Housing Administration policies. He compared his … [Read more...]

Community Events Honor the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Rochester Community Schools (RCS) is hosting two events to honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The events are free and open to the public; however registration is required. Community members, families, staff and high school students are invited to attend a presentation with Delma Jackson on January 21 from 9 – 11:30 a.m., and dinner and dialogue with Rochelle Riley, columnist for the Detroit Free Press and author of The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of … [Read more...]