MLK Commemoration Celebration

Featuring a keynote by Van Jones and conversation with Nikki Giovanni and Theaster Gates

Cost: Free
No Registration Required

Please join the University of Chicago community as we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and reflect on our collective responsibility to work towards a more equitable society.

Free and open to the public. Doors open at 5 p.m.

A live webcast will also be available at

Van Jones, CNN Contributor and Author, will offer the keynote address. The program also features a conversation with special guest Nikki Giovanni, Poet and Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech University, and Theaster Gates, Professor in the Department of Visual Arts and the College and Director of Arts + Public Life.
Event Contact
Office of Multicultural Student Affairs