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Poets to gather at IPFW to honor King

– IPFW will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Walb International Ballroom with a spoken-word tribute from poets.

Participants include Ketu Oladuwa, executive director of Three Rivers Institute for Afrikan Art and Culture; Michael Patterson; Condra Ridley, storyteller, portraying Coretta Scott King; E. Anne Henning Byfield, author of “The Essence of My Existence”; and Bandon “XplicitPoet” Thornton.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Christopher W. Riley, assistant director of Multicultural Services/CTE coordinator, at 481-6847 or