Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Country School Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. Memory

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, New Canaan Country School welcomed guest speaker, Omékongo Dibinga, author, youth motivational speaker, trilingual poet, CNN contributor, TV talk show host, professor at the American University and rapper. Dr. Dibinga joined the school’s faculty and staff for their second annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day breakfast and then spoke with Middle and Upper School students at an assembly. The Lower School (Grades 1-4) also celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with an assembly including a group recitation of Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, as well as other student presentations. View a photo slideshow. Read more.