An individual has not begun to live until he can rise above the narrow horizons of his particular individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The 35th Annual Washington University Danforth Campus
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration
Monday, January 17, 2022
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Zoom Webinar (Virtual)

The commemoration will be virtual this year due to COVID-19 distancing restrictions. Registration required. The program is free and open to everyone.

Co-Host Student Leaders
Ranen Miao, Washington University Student Union, President
Amadi MuseMorris, Washington University Association of Black Students, President

Shantay Bolton, Ph.D., Executive Vice Chancellor & Chief Administration and Chief Administrative Officer at Washington University

Andrew D. Martin, Ph.D., Chancellor at Washington University

John Baugh, PhD
Professor of Psychology, Anthropology, Education, English, Linguistics, and African and African-American Studies
Margaret Bush Wilson Professor in Arts & Sciences
Keynote Title: “Equality Matters: St. Louisan Contributions in the Quest for Racial Harmony”

Black Anthology, WUSTL student-run performance arts show celebrating Black culture
Washington University Concert Choir featuring Joseph Mosby, Washington University Undergraduate Student

Rev. Callista Isabelle, Director for Religious, Spiritual and Ethical Life

For More Information:
contact Rudolph Clay, MLK Commemoration Committee Chair, at (314) 935-5059

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The commemoration is organized by the 2021-22 Washington University Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee:

Brenda Archie (Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering)
Gail Boker (School of Law)
Jacqueline Carter (Olin Business School)
Rudolph Clay Jr. (University Libraries)
Phyllis Jackson (Campus Life)