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January 18, 2019
Gamma Mu • Phoenix AZ
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Lecture and Discussion Led by Prof. Myles Lynk

Myles V. Lynk
Where: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 700 Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, AZ
When: Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
Lecture and Discussion Led by Prof. Myles Lynk:  
"The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's Letter from a Birmingham City Jail"
We are excited to kick off Black History Month with a presentation on the Rev. Dr. King's intellectually brilliant and spiritually moving, "Letter from Birmingham City Jail," led by Professor Myles Lynk. The “Letter” is an open letter written on April 16, 1963, to defend nonviolent resistance to racism. It says that people have a moral responsibility to challenge unjust laws through direct action.  Join us in the Cathedral at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 3.  Dr. Lynk is a professor of law at Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.  He and his family are members of All Saints Episcopal Church in Phoenix, where he has served on the vestry, as a eucharistic minister, as a member of the Community of Hope, and as a delegate to the Arizona  Diocesan Convention.  Myles is a member of the Union of Black Episcopalians and the Arizona Diocese's Anti-Racism Committee.  In his professional life, Myles has served as Chair of the American Bar Association's Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice and worked on the White House Domestic Policy Staff in the Carter Administration.  He is a recipient of the Arizona Black Bar's Excellence in Diversity Award and the State Bar of Arizona's Award for Service to the Legal Profession.  Myles has served on the City of Chandler's Human Relations Commission and is a Life Member of the NAACP. 

Archousa Kennedy Arizona Corporation Commission Swearing-In Ceremony

Archousa Sandra Kennedy during the swearing-in ceremony on Jan 7 at the Arizona Corporation Commission offices in Phoenix.

Read full article discussing her return to the commission courtesy of AZCentral here.








Dr. Stacia Wilson Announced As Next Associate Superintendent

Archousa Dr. Stacia Wilson has been appointed as Associate Superintendent for the Tempe Union High School District.

The role of Associate Superintendent is a critical role that supports the community, students, sites, district office staff, and the Superintendent. A panel comprised of teachers, principals, district office staff, and the community assisted in choosing Dr. Wilson for the job.

Dr. Wilson is regarded as a thoughtful and compassionate leader. She is a product of the Tempe Union High School District, having graduated from McClintock High School and has dedicated her career to the district. She began her career teaching at Desert Vista and currently serves as Principal of Tempe High School.

"Dr. Wilson not only understands the needs of our students, their families, and TUHSD staff, she is a vocal advocate on their behalf. Her commitment to education and to always put our students at the center of all we do will serve our district well," stated Dr. Kevin Mendivil, current Associate Superintendent and incoming Superintindent.

Dr. Wilson will begin her new role on July 1, 2018. A search to fill the role of principal of Tempe High School is currently taking place.


Unknown Discovered Dr Martin Luther King Speech Recorded at ASU on June 3rd 1964

Stanley Kyle

Gamma Mu Archons, 

An amazing discovery story here about the Unknown Recording of Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s speech at Arizona State University and his only known visit to Arizona in June of 1964.  A great special thanks to our late Gamma Mu Founder, Archon Dr Lincoln Ragsdale, who had the foresight to tape this only known recorded ASU/Arizona MLK ASU speech as it was given on June 3, 1964 in the old ASU Goodwin Stadium (where now stands the ASU Carey School of Business Complex).  Ironically, Dr King made this speech in Tempe, AZ at ASU just a month before the signing of the historic Civil Right Act of 1964 in Washington, DC, on July 2, 1964 as Dr King stood behind President Lyndon Johnson’s desk watching him sign the Act into law at the White House ceremonies. 

To read how “The Unknown Archon Ragsdale MLK ASU Speech Tapes” were discovered and donated to ASU click here.

To play/listen or download Dr King’s recorded speech as it was given at the ASU campus in June 1964 click here.

Submitted For The Gamma Mu Archives

October 2018

Archon Stanley Kyle, Gamma Mu Rhetoricos