2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration with Dr Michael Eric Dyson – Jan. 30, 2019

The Moritz Office of Diversity & Inclusion would like for you to know about the university’s upcoming Martin Luther King Celebration.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 | 6:50 PM
Mershon Auditorium | 1871 N. High Street | Columbus, OH 43210

A Special Pre-Black History Month Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson is a Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, author, a contributing opinion writer at the New York Times, an MSNBC political analyst, a contributing editor at New Republic, the host of the Michael Eric Dyson Podcast Featuring Dr. Dan Ratner, and an ordained Baptist minister. Dr. Dyson has authored nearly twenty books and has won two NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Literary Work in Non-Fiction and the American Book Award in 2007. His latest book, What Truth Sounds Like, was the winner of the 2018 Southern Books Prize for nonfiction.

Also featuring:

A special tribute to “The Queen” Aretha Franklin
Dr. Elaine Richardson and the African American Voices Gospel Choir

A Candlelight Vigil for Dr. King
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Kappa Chapter

A special Gospel Tribute to Dr. King
The African American Voices and the Alumni Gospel Choirs
at The Ohio State University

Sponsored by
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Frank W. Hale, Jr. Black Cultural Center
in collaboration with Columbus State Community College

Supported by
Student Life Multicultural Center, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Kappa Chapter, and Urban One.

This event is free and open to the public