Murder in Mobile – a documentary short film about race, murder, and one family’s search for the truth seventy years later – will debut on January 25.
Please join President Joseph E. Aoun for
A Tribute to the Dream:
A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Friday, January 25, 2019
East Village, 17th floor
We’ll pay homage to the life and values of Dr. King
through the power of film, music, and conversation.
Murder in Mobile
The premiere of a documentary short film
about one family’s untold story of race and justice.
A Dialogue about the Film
University Distinguished Professor of Law
Roderick L. Ireland
Distinguished Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
and former Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Danielle Ponder, L’11
We will stream the event live on Facebook for our global community. Refreshments will be served.
- Margaret A. Burnham
Margaret A. Burnham is a University Distinguished Professor of Law and joined the Northeastern University School of Law faculty in 2002. Her fields of expertise are civil and human rights, comparative constitutional rights, and international criminal law. She is the founder of the School of Law’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ), which conducts research and supports policy initiatives on anti-civil rights violence in the United States and other miscarriages of justice during the period 1930-1970.
- Roderick L. Ireland
Roderick L. Ireland is a Distinguished Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University. He began his legal career in 1969 and was appointed an associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court in 1997, becoming the first African-American to sit on that bench in its over three hundred year history. In 2010 he became the Court’s first African-American chief justice. He was a judge for 37 years, and has taught in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice since 1978.
- Danielle Ponder
Danielle Ponder is a musician and attorney. A native of Rochester, NY and a Northeastern University School of Law alumna, ’11, she performs internationally with her band Danielle Ponder & The Tomorrow People. You can learn more about Danielle at danielleponder.com.
A Tribute to the Dream: A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
East Village, 17th floor event space
2pm – 3pm
Refreshments will be served
3rd Annual Multicultural Mixer
Northeastern University Alumni Center
716 Columbus Ave, Boston MA 02120
7pm – 10pm
Graduate Students of Color Collective