The John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Wednesday, the day that would have marked the civil rights leader’s 85th birthday.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act, Northeastern University has organized a yearlong series commemorating the people, events, and groups dedicated to civil rights in America and around the globe. These events include a Gallery 360 exhibit opening Thursday.
Hip-hop in American culture and its connections with Barack Obama’s presidency set the stage for a thought-provoking panel discussion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop culture, and politics.
The John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute is hosting a series of events in celebration of February’s Black History Month.
At Northeastern’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation, Newton Mayor Setti Warren urged people to set aside their differences and “embrace a new way of thinking.”