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University of Iowa continues its celebration of MLK week

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -The University of Iowa is celebrating the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. all week.

Human rights staff, students, and community members are holding discussions and cultural arts presentations throughout campus.

Wednesday, the UI Center for Diversity and Enrichment held its "Community of Color" celebration in an effort to help bring students together.

"It's just been a powerful, emotional week for everyone," said Nancy Humbles, Director of UI Diversity and Enrichment.  "The Community of Color, we're continuing it to build on that sense of community."

Thursday's events focus on women and gay rights.

The celebration runs through Friday. All events are free and open to the public.

Online Reporter:  Jason Epner

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