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Two MLK Celebrations on Jan. 18th

Northeastern University is hosting 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 BakerHilary 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
Roxbury, MassachusettsSponsored 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 withMassachusetts 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.

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