“Equality Matters: St. Louisan Contributions in the Quest for Racial Harmony”
The Washington University Danforth Campus Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee cordially Invites you to the 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration.
The Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration is an annual celebration honoring the legacy of Dr. King and the impact he has made on those who carry the torch for humanity. It represents an alliance of dedicated faculty, staff and students united to realize Dr. King’s vision of hope, freedom for all and social justice.
The 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration features the the keynote address by Professor John Baugh. The keynote will celebrate the contributions of:
- Robert L. Williams II (1930-2020) Professor Emeritus of Psychological and Brain Sciences and African and African American Studies, co-founder of the WU Black Studies program in 1969
- Margaret Bush Wilson (1919 – 2009), WUSTL trustee emerita, prominent civil rights attorney in the 1960s, and the first woman of color to chair the board of directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and
- Former U.S. Sen. John C. Danforth
Sponsored by the 2021-2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee:
Brenda Archie (Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering)
Gail Boker (WashU Law)
Jacqueline Carter (Olin Business School)
Rudolph Clay Jr. (University Libraries)
Phyllis Jackson (Campus Life)