August 07, 2020

MLK Symposium

  1. December 8, 2014

    Marc Lamont Hill to deliver MLK Symposium keynote

    Marc Lamont Hil will present the keynote lecture for the 29th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium on Jan. 19 in Hill Auditorium.

  2. January 20, 2014

    Photographs of MLK visit on display in Union

    The Rev. Martin Luther King’s notable visit to U-M in 1962 was captured in photographs from the Bentley Historical Library. To honor King and commemorate his visit, those photos along with an associated narrative have been made into a permanent display on the first floor of the Michigan Union, near the Campus Information Center. The…
  3. January 20, 2014

    Belafonte says America must reclaim its moral compass

    MLK Symposium keynote speaker Harry Belafonte said people today can draw inspiration from the civil rights leaders and idealists of the past to reclaim the moral compass that has been lost in recent years.

  4. January 20, 2014

    Scenes from Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Photos from around all three U-M campuses show how students, faculty and staff celebrated the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.

  5. January 13, 2014

    Harry Belafonte urges attention to King’s broader message

    Harry Belafonte, the 2014 MLK Symposium keynote speaker, says America needs to move beyond its selective perception of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and embrace the wider change he sought.

    Read other stories in the Record’s special section on the 2014 MLK Symposium.

  6. January 13, 2014

    MLK Symposium 2014 calendar of events

    A listing of MLK Symposium events.

  7. January 13, 2014

    MLK Symposium focuses on message of love

    The theme “Power, Justice, Love: Heal the Divide” will guide the 28th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium through Feb. 7.

  8. January 13, 2014

    Inspirational speaker to share his journey of overcoming barriers

    The Business and Finance Department and its partners are featuring Albert Mensah at the Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation on Jan. 20.

  9. January 13, 2014

    Black student activism to be examined at forum

    The history of modern black student activism — from the 1968 protest at Hill Auditorium following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to the recent #BBUM movement last fall — will be discussed at “The Power of Protest: Black Student Activism at the University of Michigan” from Tuesday.

  10. January 13, 2014

    Poetry slam and performance event seeks to revive King’s dream

    “A Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Art Expression & Poetry Slam,” will take place from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 20 in Stamps Auditorium in the Walgreen Drama Center.