Here’s a rundown of stories in the Record’s special section about the 2015 MLK Symposium:
The theme “Unity: Not Uniformity” guides the 29th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium, which opened this month and runs through Feb. 26 on the U-M campuses.
From activist to author to TV host, Marc Lamont Hill has established a national reputation as a leading intellectual voice focused on the intersections of culture, politics and education. He will deliver the MLK Symposium keynote address Jan. 19.
Even as a young man, Ndaba Mandela carries countless memories with him. His grandfather, international icon Nelson Mandela, is central to many of them. The younger Mandela will deliver the 2015 William K. McInally Memorial Lecture Jan. 19.
As part of the U-M’s 29th celebration of the annual MLK Symposium, the School of Education will host First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Learning Community for its inaugural performance at U-M.
Addressing issues of health care access and equity will be the subject of the 25th Annual Health Sciences MLK Day Lecture from noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 19. It will be presented by Marie Chisholm-Burns, dean and professor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, and professor of surgery in the College of Medicine.
Business strategist Erik Wahl will speak before the 2015 Business & Finance Convocation on “Embracing the Art of Change” as part of the 2015 Rev. Martin Luther King Symposium. The talk is at 1-3 p.m. Jan 19 at Rackham Auditorium.
Learn more about the 2015 MLK Symposium, including a full listing of events.