Donia Human Rights Center

  1. February 15, 2024

    Environmental activist Nnimmo Bassey to receive Wallenberg Medal

    Nnimmo Bassey, a global environmental activist, will receive U-M’s 2024 Wallenberg Medal and deliver the 29th Wallenberg Lecture at a ceremony Sept. 10.

  2. October 12, 2023

    Wallenberg lecturer Benitez advocates for farmworkers’ rights

    Farmworkers’ rights advocate Lucas Benitez delivered the Wallenberg Lecture, in which he spoke of a “vaccine” needed to combat the disease of worker exploitation throughout the world.

  3. August 14, 2023

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  4. July 6, 2023

    Lucas Benitez, farmworker leader, to receive Wallenberg Medal

    Lucas Benitez, co-founder of the Florida-based labor and human rights organization the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, will receive the 2023 Wallenberg Medal from U-M.

  5. January 9, 2023

    Talk will explore ties between racial injustice, genocide prevention

    Alice Wairimu Nderitu, a leading voice in the field of peacebuilding and violence prevention, will speak at 4 p.m. Jan. 25 in Room 1040 of the LSA Building.

  6. September 13, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  7. January 11, 2021

    Page to discuss impact of race relations on policy abroad and at home

    A retired U.S. ambassador will explore the impact of race relations on U.S. foreign and domestic policy during the Donia Human Right Center’s annual lecture that is part of the 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

  8. January 13, 2020

    Khalil Gibran Muhammad to deliver Donia Human Rights Center lecture

    Award-winning professor, author and scholar Khalil Gibran Muhammad will reveal how the idea of black criminality was crucial to the making of modern urban America, during his lecture.

  9. January 8, 2018

    Emory professor to explore concept of white rage

    Carol Anderson, an Emory University professor and author, will discuss white rage and its role in history during the Donia Human Rights Center Distinguished Lecture.