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MLK Celebration Committee

Photo of 2018-2019 MLK Committee members. There are four black women in the photo smiling at the camera and standing in front of a brown marble wall.
2018 – 2019 MLK Committee Members (photo: Ryan Herron)


The University Celebration Committee for the Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration coordinates programs and activities for the University’s annual observance honoring the life and contributions of MLK. Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) is proud to be part of this endeavor and thanks all of the Carolina students, faculty, staff, and community members who help make this celebration a success year after year.

2021-2022 Committee Members

MLK Planning Committee

Black Student MovementJayna Ellis, Taliajah Vann
Campus YJaya Dayal, Patrice McGloin, Laura Maria Saavedra Forero, Michael Lu Zhang
Carolina Union Activities Board (CUAB)Madison Armstrong, Sarah Levine, Jasmine Orsini
Mi PuebloJesus Enriquez
Mu Zeta AlphaKwaji Bullock
Queen in YouJessica Holloway
Student Life and LeadershipKwaji Bullock, Suzanna Larkin, Sarah Levine, Irfaun Karim
Undergraduate Student GovernmentTylah Harrison
UnaffiliatedBoatemaa Adoawaa Agyeman-Mensah, Chloe Joseph, Tahliyah Smalls, Michelle Thomas

Student Chairs

  • Kodjoga Bello
  • Irfaun Karim
  • Virginia Waddell

Staff Advisors

  • Dway Stover, University Office for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Sarah Levine, Student Life and Leadership