Join Us: January 15–18, 2021

Eastern Michigan University and The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit are collaborating in staging the keynote address by PBS White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor during EMU’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.

Alcindor’s virtual keynote address will run from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 18. It is the centerpiece of the University’s overall MLK celebration, which this year carries the theme, “We the People Speak: No Justice, No Peace.” The celebration runs from Jan. 15-18, with the virtual academic programs set for Sunday, Jan. 17 and Monday, Jan. 18.

All events will be streamed online and/or offered through Zoom to allow for participation from the public and EMU students, faculty and staff. Preregistration is required for both the keynote speaker and the academic programs conference. 

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Learn more about what we have planned for our 2021 MLK Celebration (Jan. 15-18, 2021).  

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Yamiche Alcindor, PBS White House correspondent and national authority on U.S. politics, to give keynote address.
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Learn about award and scholarship opportunities.
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Find offerings from our two-day Academic Programs Conference.