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Martin Luther King Day Lecture

Posted on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

MLK Day 2015The Bozeman MLK Day Organizing Committee is bringing renowned portrait artist, author, speaker and advocate for justice and equality, Robert Shetterly, to Bozeman for a three-day series of events. He is the author of the book, Americans Who Tell The Truth, which showcases fifty of his portraits of citizens who have stood up for issues of social justice. (The recent Shirley Chisholm postage stamp is one of his portraits.) In addition to his keynote address on January 20, he will be speaking to student assemblies at five local schools and to several groups of students at Montana State University.

Be sure to stop by Wild Joe*s Coffee Spot in downtown Bozeman after January 2nd to see a selection of Robert Shetterly’s civil rights portraits on display.