Law professor honored as ‘Living Legend’

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity law pro­fessor Mar­garet Burnham was rec­og­nized by the Museum of African Amer­ican His­tory for her work as a civil rights lawyer, edu­cator, and activist, as well as for being the first African Amer­ican woman to serve in the Mass­a­chu­setts judiciary.

A tribute to the dream

In a cer­e­mony on Thursday after­noon fea­turing sev­eral moving per­for­mances and a con­ver­sa­tion with civil rights pio­neer Bob Moses, the North­eastern com­mu­nity hon­ored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and com­mem­o­rated the 50th anniver­sary of the Civil Rights Act.