2016 Commemoration

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

Cordially Invites You to Attend

The 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration

Theme: “How Can We Reclaim the Wisdom of Martin Luther King Jr. to Move Forward?”

Monday, January 18, 2016
*7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Graham Chapel
Washington University Danforth Campus

Speakers include:
Co-Host Student Leaders:
Johnathan Williford, President, Association of Black Students, and Jordan Finkelstein, President, Student Union
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton
Provost Holden Thorp
Keynote Speaker: Jason Purnell, Assistant Professor, Brown School

Special Presentations:
Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Winner & Student Speaker – Kendall Maxwell
The Rosa L. Parks Award Recipient – Sylvester Brown Jr., Journalist and Community Activist
The Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Service Award Recipient – Kiland Sampa

Musical Performances:
Black Anthology
Orchestrating Diversity, urban youth orchestra directed by Mark Sarich
Harry V. Moppins Jr., BS ’67
Akua Owusu-Dommey, Ellie Borgstrom, and Jae Williams

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  6:40 pm-7:00 pm

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

Download PDF copy of the MLK Program 2016