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Celebrating the life and legacy

Join the MLK Commemoration Committee

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MLK Application

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee seeks undergraduate students interested in participating in the planning and execution of Northwestern's annual commemoration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Applications accepted through Friday, April 14th. Contact with questions.


Dr. Mae Jemison delivers keynote address at MLK celebration on January 23, 2017

Dr. Mae Jemison, the first female astronaut of color to reach space, physician and science and technology advocate, shares stories connecting civil rights and space during Northwestern's 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration.

Join us January 13-28, 2017

The Northwestern University community celebrates Dr. King with an expanded special commemoration including stage events, discussions, lectures, films, music, theater and service projects throughout the week to inspire reflection on Dr. King’s life and legacy.

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