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Nightline Anchor to Deliver MLK Address

Journalist and author Byron Pitts will headline NC State’s 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. campus commemoration. Don’t miss his speech 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, in the Coastal Ballroom of the Talley Student Union.

Pitts, co-anchor of ABC’s Nightline and author of Step Out on Nothing: How Faith and Family Helped Me Conquer Life’s Challenges, overcame a difficult childhood that included struggles with literacy and stuttering. He went on to achieve success as an Emmy Award–winning journalist.

The event is sponsored by the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity and the University Scholars.