2024 Commemoration

“All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.”

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The 37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration (Danforth Campus)
Monday, January 15, 2024
Graham Chapel, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Theme: The Dream at Work

The program is free and open to the public. Livestream is available here for those unable to attend in person.

Student Co-Hosts:
Taylor Robinson, Association of Black Students, President
Emily Chen, Student Union, President

Kia Caldwell, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity, Professor of African and African-American Studies

Andrew D. Martin, Ph.D., Washington University Chancellor

Adia Harvey Wingfield, Ph.D., Washington University Vice Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity and Professor of Sociology

Rosa L. Parks Award Presentation

The Greenwood Cemetery Preservation Association will receive the Rosa L. Parks Award for “Meritorious Service to the Community.”

Black Anthology, Washington University student-run production group celebrating Black culture and the Washington University Concert Choir

Rev. Callista Isabelle, Director for Religious, Spiritual and Ethical Life

Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons

For More Information:
contact Rudolph Clay, MLK Commemoration Committee Chair, at (314) 935-5059
Email: rudolphc@wustl.edu

The commemoration is organized by the 2023-24 Washington University Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee (Danforth Campus):

Adam Brok (Campus Life)
Jacqueline Carter (Olin Business School)
Rudolph Clay Jr. (University Libraries)
Phyllis Jackson (Campus Life-Event Management)
Ashley June Moore (Arts & Sciences)