Please join President Joseph E. Aoun for two events in celebration of the life and legacy of
Martin Luther King Jr.
A Tribute to the Dream:
The Need for ‘Good Trouble’
January 18, 2021 | 3 p.m. EST
- Reflections on the late Honorable John Lewis by Congressman James P. McGovern
- Video featuring the story of Tyreke Gaston, S’22
- Performance of “Bridge over Troubled Water” by Damian Lee, SSH’23
- A panel discussion featuring Northeastern faculty Shalanda Baker, Hilary Robinson, and Nicole Aljoe, moderated by Distinguished Professor Ted Landsmark
- Address by President Joseph E. Aoun
This event will be streamed via Northeastern University’s Facebook page.
The 51st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast
The Arc Toward Justice: Unfinished Business
Co-hosted by St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and Union United Methodist Church in
Sponsored by Northeastern University
January 18, 2021 | 11 a.m. EST
- An exploration of the unfinished business of Dr. King’s vision for socioeconomic justice, political action, and civic engagement
- A tribute from Cleveland Sellers, former member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, to the late Honorable John Lewis
- A conversation with Massachusetts elected officials, including Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey
- Remarks on the importance of diversity and inclusion by Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun
Please visit the website to register prior to the event.