Virtual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast at UMass Dartmouth
On Friday, Jan. 28, from 9 to 11 a.m., UMass Dartmouth will host its 19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast via Zoom.
This year’s theme is "Dr. King for the 21st Century.”
The keynote address will be delivered by public intellectual and best-selling author Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.
Dyson is currently the Centennial Chair at Vanderbilt University and serves as University Distinguished Professor of African American and Diaspora Studies in the College of Arts and Science and University Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Society in the Divinity School.
He is also a New York Times contributing opinion writer and a contributing editor of The New Republic and ESPN's The Undefeated website.
According to a press release, Ebony Magazine cited him as one of the 100 most influential African Americans and one of the 150 most powerful Blacks in the nation.
The event will also feature remarks from Chancellor Mark Fuller and musical performances by Candida Rose and UMass Dartmouth's D'SWORD Gospel Choir.
To register, visit umassd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JhZ1M3MrTuSNvqToeY1xiQ.