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Celebrate the legacy of MLK

Each year, Case Western Reserve University honors Martin Luther King, Jr.—the holiday, the man and the legacy—with a celebration that includesMLK Public Domain workshops, films, panel discussions and acclaimed speakers. All members of the university and the community at large are invited to observe King’s holiday and recognize his commitment to social justice and global peace. The 2018 celebration theme is “The Struggle Continues: The King Legacy and Fight for Justice in Education.”

See the full schedule of events.

Programs for 2018 will culminate in the MLK convocation Friday, Jan. 19 at 12:45 p.m.

This year’s convocation will feature guest speaker Nikole Hannah-Jones, New York Times Magazine staff writer and 2017 MacArthur fellow. The 2018 MLK Convocation is free and open to the public. No tickets will be issued. Seating is first come, first served. Registration is encouraged to help gauge event interest and provide event updates as needed.