Walnut Hill School for the Arts


Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly

Actor and ordained Deacon in the African Methodist Episcopal Church Sekou Laidlow was Walnut Hill's guest speaker for the Martin Luther King, Jr. assembly. Deacon Laidlow has previously portrayed Dr. King in the theatrical production of The Mountaintop and offered excerpts from the play and select speeches from Dr. King.

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