News Briefs

MLK III Visit Feb. 16

Martin Luther King III will speak on campus Friday, Feb. 16, at 9 a.m. in Zellerbach Hall. The event is free and open to the campus community.

King, the second oldest of the four children of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, is a human rights advocate, community activist and political leader.

In the late '70s he represented President Carter in two peace delegations and in recent years has been active in nationwide voter registration drives and as an advocate for solutions to life-threatening environmental issues. His Berkeley appearance is being sponsored by the Office of African-American Student Development and the Office of Public Affairs.

Management Award

The Berkeley Staff Assembly is accepting nominations for its 1995-96 Excellence in Management Awards Program. Nominations are being solicited from all staff and will be accepted through March 15.

This year's emphasis is a commitment "to maintain a healthy environment." Managers and supervisors who encourage and promote health and safety in the workplace will be recognized. The award will go to individuals who have enacted specific activities in their departments.

For further information or a nomination form, contact Debbie Richerson at 642-4994 or by email at

Tuskegee Airmen

"An Evening with The Tuskegee Airmen" at the International House auditorium on Thursday, Feb. 22, will feature the HBO film about the famed World War II African-American fighter-pilot corps. After the film, a panel of former airmen who now live in the Bay Area will gather for an open discussion with the audience.

The film will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the panel discussion at about 9:15 p.m.

Wendell Lipscomb, an East Bay psychiatrist and former pilot who helped train the Tuskegee Airmen, will moderate the panel.

Tickets are free but must be reserved by calling 642-9460.


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