MLK Symposium

  1. 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.”

  2. 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?” 

  3. 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. 

  4. 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.

  5. January 11, 2021

    Veterans for Peace 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 virtual discussion on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s thoughts and teachings about the dangers of war and militarism Jan. 18.

  6. December 7, 2020

    Virtual MLK Symposium asks ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’

    “Where Do We Go From Here?” is the theme of U-M’s 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium. The annual keynote memorial lecture will take place virtually at 10 a.m. Jan. 18. 

  7. January 20, 2020

    Angela Davis celebrates movement’s unsung heroes in MLK keynote

    Activist, scholar and author Angela Davis said the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would agree the civil rights movement was bigger than just one person and her MLK Symposium keynote highlighted its unsung heroes.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.