Sonia Manzano, “Multi-Racial Latinos & Civil Rights Movement” 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture
Tuesday, January 14
McCrary Theatre, Center for the Arts, 6 p.m.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Address
For more than 30 years, Sonia Manzano inspired, educated and delighted children and families as “Maria” on Sesame Street. Throughout her career, Manzano broke ground as one of the first Hispanic characters on national television, and she continues to contribute to enriching diversity on television, on the stage and in the educational realm. A first-generation American of Latin descent, she overcame countless obstacles at become one of the most influential Latinas on television. Admission: $15 or Elon ID. Tickets available beginning December 2 at the Center for the Arts Box Office. For ticket information, call (336) 278-5610.