January 18, 2020

MLK Symposium

  1. January 13, 2020

    2020 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

    An index of stories from the Record’s special section on the 2020 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium, including previews of several lectures and discussions on the Ann Arbor campus.

  2. January 13, 2020

    Detroit Center’s MLK Day events to focus on immigration issues

    The Detroit Center will explore today’s events in the historical perspective of U.S. immigration policy, with local expertise to engage with the university and Detroit communities.

  3. January 13, 2020

    Lecture to consider challenges faced by black, deaf people

    Researcher Joseph C. Hill will explore how black deaf people can face double discrimination — for both their deafness and their skin color — as part of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

  4. January 13, 2020

    Ford School to host former U.N. representative Susan Rice

    Susan E. Rice, former national security adviser and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will discuss her distinguished career and best-selling memoir.

  5. January 13, 2020

    Public Health alumna to deliver health sciences lecture

    Jalonne L. White-Newsome will deliver the 30th annual Health Sciences 2020 MLK Lecture focusing on the intersection of climate change, health and racial equity.

  6. January 13, 2020

    Talk to explore MLK’s teachings on dangers of war and militarism

    Veterans for Peace and the U-M Office of Veteran and Military Services will host a discussion on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s thoughts and teachings about the dangers of war and militarism.

  7. January 13, 2020

    Cheryl Brown Henderson to explore landmark school desegregation case

    Cheryl Brown Henderson, education and civil rights advocate, will discuss her personal experience with segregated schools and the story of how Brown v. Board of Education came to be.

  8. January 13, 2020

    ISR panelists to discuss King’s impact on their research

    The event, “MLK’s Legacy for Social and Behavioral Science Research: Perspectives from New Scholars,” will explore how King’s lessons have guided and impacted the panelists’ research.

  9. January 13, 2020

    Historian to discuss MLK and the crisis of racial capitalism

    Barbara Ransby, historian, writer and longtime political activist, will focus on King’s fight on behalf of poor people and low-income workers, and the challenges of that work today.

  10. 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.