Ithaca College Student on 'Today' Show

01/19/2004

Contributed by David Maley

   

Ithaca College sophomore Sarah Kessler’s contribution to a new book, "Open My Eyes, Open My Soul: Celebrating Our Common Humanity," was highlighted on NBC’s Today show on Thursday, January 15.

A collection of stories and poems that celebrate human diversity, the book was edited by Yolanda King, the eldest daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., and Elodia Tate. It was released by publisher McGraw-Hill in conjunction with the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Kessler is a music performance major and Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar at the College. Her story is included alongside contributions by such luminaries as Maya Angelou, Muhammad Ali, Robert Kennedy Jr., and Stevie Wonder. The book's foreword was written by Coretta Scott King.

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