The Annual Morehouse College Martin Luther King Commemoration includes a series of virtual, multicultural experiences designed to educate the world on his historical and contemporary impact, engage the global community on issues of equity, and celebrate his legacy. Events include a day of service in the metro Atlanta community, a human rights film fest documentary screening, and several educational virtual events available to for public participation.
Martin Luther King Jr. '48 developed his approach to nonviolent social change while a student at Morehouse under the tutelage of intellectual leaders who would influence his advocacy and activism throughout his life, establishing Morehouse as one of the prominent intellectual and activist sites of the modern Civil Rights Movement.
Topic: Building the Beloved Community: The Struggle for Justice in Our Time
Remarks: Eric Holder, 82nd U.S. Attorney General
Moderator: Dr. David Wall Rice, professor of psychology and head of Identity, Art, and Democracy Lab, Morehouse College
Contact: Dr. Vicki Crawford at (470) 639-0569 or firstname.lastname@example.org