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Martin Luther King Jr. Week

The campus community celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. each year.
Martin Luther King, Jr. helped us take great strides toward living his dream. It is now our responsibility to continue that progress.

2016 Keynote Speakers

Picture of keynote speaker Ilyasah Al-Shabazz.
Daughter of civil rights leader Malcolm X, is a community organizer, social activist, motivational speaker, and author.
Alexandria Davis ’16
Senior adviser for the Black Student Union, co-leader of the AntiRacism Coalition, community leader for the Social Justice House.

Ilyasah Al-Shabazz gives MLK Week Keynote

Ilyasah Al-Shabazz, daughter of civil rights leader Malcolm X, spoke to a packed Love Auditorium in Olin Hall last Wednesday, wrapping up this year’s MLK Week celebration.

Shabazz is a community organizer, educator, social activist, motivational speaker, and author. Her most well-known book, Growing Up X, is both a personal memoir and a tribute to her parents.

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2014 MLK Week Opening Ceremony