MLK Symposium

  1. 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…
  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. January 13, 2014

    MLK Symposium 2014 calendar of events

    A listing of MLK Symposium events.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. January 13, 2014

    Jackson to discuss tumor angiogenesis at Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium

    Trachette Jackson, professor of mathematics, will deliver the lecture “The Evolution of Mathematical Approaches for Understanding Tumor Angiogenesis” at the Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium on Jan. 20.

  10. January 13, 2014

    2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

    A rundown of stories in the Record’s special section about the 2014 MLK Symposium.