2015 Commemoration

The Washington University Danforth Campus Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee

Cordially Invites You to Attend

The 28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration

Theme: The Prophetic Voice: A Time to Break the Silence:
“Social Justice and Progress are the Absolute Guarantors of Riot Prevention”

Monday, January 19, 2015
*7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Graham Chapel
Washington University Danforth Campus

Speakers include:
Co-Host Student Leaders:
Ashley G. Jeffrey (President, Association of Black Students) and Emma L. Tyler (President, Student Union)
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton
Provost Holden Thorp
Keynote Speaker: Professor Kimberly J. Norwood (Washington University School of Law)

Special Presentations:
Reading by Washington University Student Jonathan R. Williford
Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Winner: Julien S. Reiman
The Rosa L. Parks Award Presentation to Mr. Norman R. Seay
Presentation of the Youth Award

Musical Performances:
Black Anthology
Orchestrating Diversity, urban youth orchestra directed by Mark Sarich
Demetrious Johnson Foundation Singers
Harry V. Moppins Jr. and Patrick R. Grant

Reception to follow in the Danforth University Center (DUC), Tisch Commons
Free Parking in the DUC Underground Garage

For more information, contact Rudolph Clay, Committee Chair, at (314) 935-5059

Email: rudolphc@wustl.edu, or visit diversity.wustl.edu/mlk.

*Pre-program entertainment, by Orchestrating Diversity and the Demetrious Johnson Foundation Singers, 6:40 pm-7:00 pm

Download a PDF copy of the 2015 MLK Program