UNC’s MLK, Jr. Week of Celebration featured numerous events across campus that acknowledged the bridge-building legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The University/Community MLK, Jr. Memorial Banquet, which featured NC Chief Justice Cheri Beasley as the keynote speaker, and the MLK, Jr. Lecture and Awards Ceremony, with keynote speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, were highlight events, driven by the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion, the Carolina Union Activities Board and others.
Coverage regarding the Week of Celebration can be found in the following links:
- Taj and Jones recognized as 2020 MLK Unsung Heroes (The Well, Jan. 22, 2020)
- Michael Eric Dyson calls for Unity and Inclusiveness in Keynote Lecture (The Well, Jan. 23, 2020)
- Continuing MLK’s Legacy: The 39th Annual MLK Jr. Lecture Connected King’s Life to Today (The Daily Tar Heel, Jan. 24, 2020)