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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Join us for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 2021. This year’s theme is Building CommUNITY: Epitomizing and Evolving Reconstruction in the Midst of Pandemics. This virtual celebration will start at 5 p.m. Jan. 19. Register here: https://minnstate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIqfumhqzwtH9f1L00Tc_z3bCfSkQbKjkpi

Keynote speaker, Dr. Artika Tyner, is an educator, author and advocate for justice. Dr. Tyner is the founding director of Center on Race, Leadership and Social Justice at the University of St. Thomas Law School and founder of the non-profit, Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute. Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter will join the celebration to share remarks. Carter is Saint Paul’s 46th mayor and the first African-American elected to the city’s high office.

Community is how we achieve the promise of the civil rights movement

January 15, 2021

Dr. King's radical hope and moral urgency has never been more relevant than today.