MLK & Civil Rights in Milwaukee
Be inspired by the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, and the civil rights movement at a pair of January events at Marquette University. Both events are now SOLD OUT.
- 1/24: Community Discussion: Civil Rights in Milwaukee Since the Time of Dr. King
- 1/25: MLK Lecture with Dr. Clayborne Carson
Hear from multiple generations of Milwaukee civil rights activists about how Dr. King's life and work have impacted our city from the 1960s to today. Panelists include:
Sharlen Moore, Urban Underground
David Muhammad, Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention
Fred Read, NAACP Commando
Fred Royal, Milwaukee NAACP
The discussion will offer a unique opportunity to reflect on and talk about our perceptions and realities of racial justice and where we're headed as a community. SOLD OUT
- DATE: January 24, 2018
- TIME: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
- LOCATION: Marquette University Raynor Memorial LIbraries, Beaumier Suites (Raynor Lower Level), 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
1/25: MLK Lecture with Dr. Clayborne Carson
The foremost historian of Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. Clayborne Carson will join us for a lecture on Dr. King's life and its impact on today's communities. This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to hear from a scholar and activist closely associated with Dr. King's life and legacy—plan to attend. SOLD OUT
- DATE: January 25, 2018
- TIME: 12:00-1:15 p.m. (light lunch served at 11:30 a.m.)
- LOCATION: Marquette University Law School, Lubar Center, 1215 W. Michigan St., Milwaukee
About Dr. Carson
Planning to Attend?
- Free and open to the public, but RSVP required
- Map: Find the event locations on the Marquette campus map.
- Parking: Find information about parking options on the Marquette University website.
- Questions? Contact Elisa Coghlan, firstname.lastname@example.org or (414) 288-7068.
The events above are sponsored by Marquette's Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion; Raynor Memorial Libraries; the Center for Urban Research, Teaching, and Outreach (CURTO); and the Center for Peacemaking.
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