MLK Symposium

  1. January 10, 2022

    Detroit-area speaker encourages churches to be more welcoming

    “All Are Welcome … But Are They?” will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at St. Mary Student Parish, 331 Thompson St., by John Thorne, executive director of the Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance.

  2. January 10, 2022

    NYU professor aims to offer more honest view of incarceration

    “Abolitionist Aesthetics: The Art to End Slavery and to End Prisons” is scheduled for 4-5:30 p.m. Jan. 19, a virtual event featuring Nicole Fleetwood, a professor at New York University.

  3. January 10, 2022

    Tulsa race massacre continues to resonate after more than 100 years

    Scott Ellsworth, a lecturer IV in the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, will talk about “The Tulsa Race Massacre: Causes, Cover-ups and the Ongoing Fight for Justice” from 4-6 p.m. Jan. 17.

  4. January 10, 2022

    Veterans to discuss King’s message as it relates to militarism

    Veterans Bill Shea and Bob Krzewinski will discuss “MLK, Militarism and the Future” from 2-4 p.m. Jan. 17 in the Hussey Room of the Michigan League.

  5. January 10, 2022

    Reparations are main topic of panel discussion at MLK event

    A panel will tackle questions about reparations from 12:30-2 p.m. Jan. 17 during the online discussion “You Can Keep the Mule: Let’s Explore Reparations Models.”

  6. January 6, 2022

    Two journalists of color will co-headline MLK Symposium

    Noted journalists and commentators Maria Hinojosa and Rashad Richey will co-headline U-M’s annual MLK Symposium Memorial Keynote Lecture, which will take place virtually Jan. 17.

  7. December 6, 2021

    MLK Symposium built on theme of ‘This is America’

    The U-M community will honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with virtual and in-person events and activities at its annual MLK Symposium next month.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.