Auburn town hall meeting to discuss Martin Luther King

"From Dr. King to Mr. President: The African American Journey from Civil Rights to the White House" will be the topic of a town hall meeting Thursday at Auburn University.

The meeting will be in Room 222 of the Auburn University Student Center. The event is free to the public.

Auburn University Associate Professor of History David Carter will moderate as university experts guide a discussion on the symbolism of the election of Barack Obama as president in relation to Martin Luther King Jr."s vision for America.