Distinguished minister, author and civil rights pioneer, Dr. C. T. Vivian will be the special guest for UAH's annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemoration Program on Thursday, Jan. 16. The program will begin at 4 p.m., in the University Center Exhibit Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The Office of Multicultural Affairs, in conjunction with the Office of Diversity, sponsors the annual program. Cordy Tindell "C. T." Vivian was a leader and organizer in the Civil Rights Movement, and a confidant and friend to the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Vivian participated in Freedom Rides and sit-ins across the country. He also helped establish numerous civil rights organizations, including the National Anti-Klan Network, Vision, and the Center for Democratic Renewal.