2017 Commemoration

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

Cordially Invites You to Attend

The 30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration
The celebration will also recognize the 60th anniversary of Dr. King’s speech in Graham Chapel, December Dec. 4, 1957.

Theme: “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.”

Monday, January 16, 2017
*7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Graham Chapel
Washington University Danforth Campus

Speakers include:
Co-Host Student Leaders:
Rosalind Byrd, President, Association of Black Students, and Kenneth Sng, President, Student Union
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton
Provost Holden Thorp
Keynote Speaker: Rev. Traci D. Blackmon

Special Presentations:
Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Winner & Student Speaker
The Rosa L. Parks Award Recipient – Leah Merrifield, Associate Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Service Award Recipient – Mya Petty

Performances by:
Black Anthology
Orchestrating Diversity, urban youth orchestra directed by Mark Sarich
Harry V. Moppins Jr., BS ’67
Visions Gospel Choir

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,

*Pre-program entertainment by Orchestrating Diversity  6:40 pm-7:00 pm

Reception to follow in the Danforth University Center (DUC),Tisch Commons

Download PDF copy of the MLK Program 2017