January 19, 2023
Minneapolis College will host a virtual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. to encourage reflection on King’s dedication to equality and the civil rights movement. “I am mindful of wanting to make King contemporary,” said African American Empowerment Program Coordinator Charles Watson. “The legacy of Dr. King lives on.”
The event will showcase winning scholarship entries from students’ essays on King’s work and how it paved the way for overcoming today’s barriers to equity and justice. It connects youth from various communities with the ideologies of this incredible leader whose work is equally as relevant today as it was during the peak of the movement he led.