January 22, 2021

MLK Symposium

  1. January 18, 2021

    Keynote speakers praise MLK’s fearlessness and perseverance

    During U-M’s 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium keynote lecture, Gloria House and Malik Yakini praised King’s fearlessness and perseverance, and said his message continues to resonate today.

  2. January 11, 2021

    2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

    An index of stories from the Record’s special section on the 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium, including previews of several virtual lectures and discussions.

  3. January 11, 2021

    King’s ‘How long? Not long’ speech encourages change seekers to keep fighting

    During U-M’s 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium, with a theme of “Where Do We Go From Here?” participants can expect to glean successes and lessons from the civil rights movement and King’s life and legacy.

  4. January 11, 2021

    Former football players to share experiences with athletics, activism

    Eric Mayes, co-captain of the 1997 national championship football team, will moderate “Intersection of Black Lives: Demystifying Black student and student-athlete experiences,” part of the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

  5. January 11, 2021

    ‘Little Miss Flint’ to share activism lessons during MLK event

    Mari Copeny, known as “Little Miss Flint,” will speak from 2-3 p.m. Jan. 18 during the “Youth Activism: Lessons from Flint and Beyond” online presentation as part of the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

  6. January 11, 2021

    Annual MLK Day lecture to focus on building strategies

    The Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies and Global Islamic Studies Center will present its annual MLK Day lecture virtually at 4 p.m. Feb. 8.

  7. January 11, 2021

    Discussion to examine health care disparities, racial empowerment

    The School of Kinesiology will welcome Monique Butler to lead a discussion addressing the theme, “Where Do We Go From Here: Body Politics and Movement Towards Racial Empowerment.”

  8. January 11, 2021

    Prolonged protest a tool for societal change, says civil rights activist

    Author, historian, professor and civil rights leader Mary Frances Berry will serve as the keynote speaker during U-M Library’s lecture, “Race, Protest, and Politics: Where Do We Go From Here?” 

  9. January 11, 2021

    Lurie Carillon concert to highlight music of Black inspiration

    The Lurie Carillon will fill North Campus with music designed to amplify the voices of people of color during the “MLK, Agency and Action” concert from 1:30-2 p.m. Jan. 27. 

  10. 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.