July 13, 2020

MLK Symposium

  1. January 11, 2016

    Platt to deliver Dr. Hanes Walton Jr. lecture

    Political Scientists of Color will host Morehouse College’s Matthew Platt for the annual Dr. Hanes Walton Jr. Distinguished Speaker Lecture at 1 p.m. Jan. 22. The lecture is organized to honor the legacy of Walton, regarded as the “dean of black politics.”

  2. November 16, 2015

    Nontombi Naomi Tutu to deliver MLK Symposium keynote

    Nontombi Naomi Tutu, race and gender justice activist, and daughter of Bishop Desmond Tutu, will present the keynote lecture for the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

  3. January 19, 2015

    MLK keynote speaker Hill calls on America to keep its promises

    America must keep its promises of liberty and equality carried in the Declaration of Independence and other iconic documents, MLK Symposium keynote lecturer Marc Lamont Hill said Monday.

  4. January 12, 2015

    Wahl to follow unity theme at Business & Finance Convocation

    Business strategist Erik Wahl will speak before the 2015 Business & Finance Convocation on “Embracing the Art of Change” as part of the 2015 Rev. Martin Luther King Symposium. The talk is at 1-3 p.m. Jan 19 at Rackham Auditorium.

  5. January 12, 2015

    2015 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

    A rundown of stories in the Record’s special section about the 2015 MLK Symposium.

  6. January 12, 2015

    Annual MLK Symposium focuses on building unity

    The theme “Unity: Not Uniformity” guides the 29th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium, which opened this month and runs through Feb. 26 on the U-M campuses.

    • Read more in the 2015 MLK Symposium special section.

  7. January 12, 2015

    BET News host, author Hill to present MLK keynote message

    From activist to author to TV host, Marc Lamont Hill has established a national reputation as a leading intellectual voice focused on the intersections of culture, politics and education. He will deliver the MLK Symposium keynote address Jan. 19.

  8. January 12, 2015

    Nelson Mandela’s grandson to address ‘the power of one’

    Even as a young man, Ndaba Mandela carries countless memories with him. His grandfather, international icon Nelson Mandela, is central to many of them. The younger Mandela will deliver the 2015 William K. McInally Memorial Lecture Jan. 19.

  9. January 12, 2015

    Poetic storytelling to focus on diversity, inclusion, social justice

    As part of the U-M’s 29th celebration of the annual MLK Symposium, the School of Education will host First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Learning Community for its inaugural performance at U-M.

  10. January 12, 2015

    Marie Chisholm-Burns to discuss health disparities in MLK lecture

    Addressing issues of health care access and equity will be the subject of the 25th Annual Health Sciences MLK Day Lecture from noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 19. It will be presented by Marie Chisholm-Burns, dean and professor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, and professor of surgery in the College of Medicine.