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FAMU celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with convocation

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Posted at 6:32 PM, Jan 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-12 13:51:08-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Friday morning, the FAMU community was in full attendance for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. convocation in the heart of campus. 

Students, faculty, staff, alumni celebrated the life and legacy of King with a special address from civil rights activist, Benjamin Crump. 

He told attendees to reflect on King's famous "Letter From Birmingham City Jail" and celebrate transformation in our community. 

Crump, a notable attorney and advocate for civil rights and social justices, and welcomed the campus community to empower themselves to bring light to the power of injustices. 

He says Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. represents what he wants to achieve today, inside and outside of the courtroom.

Students were cheering from his powerful words and waiting in line to talk to him after the convocation.