Sharing a View of the Civil Rights Movement Through the Eyes of Dr. King

James LucasIn celebration of Black History Month, County College of Morris (CCM) has scheduled an exceptional performance with actor James Lucas.

“Reflections: The Life and Times of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” featuring Lucas, will take place online and premier on CCM’s YouTube channel Tuesday, February 23, at 7:30 p.m. To view this free one-time premier, go to

Martin Luther King Jr MemorialDon’t miss Lucas’s powerful and insightful reflection on the civil rights movement as seen through the eyes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Lucas is well known for his portrayals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who became a driving force for the nonviolent struggle against racism and inequality. Lucas travels the country giving his powerful renditions of King’s “I Have a Dream,” and “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speeches and other one-man performances of the civil rights leader. President Bill Clinton described Lucas’ portrayal, “The most authentic and exhilarating King I have ever seen.”

The program also will feature a prerecorded question and answer session hosted by Professor John Williford, chair of the Department of Psychology and Education at CCM.