Christie Louis, this year’s recipient of the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. scholarship, said she first encountered King’s work in her fifth-grade history class, but she did not begin to understand the meaning of his words until later in life.
Students Urged to Consider Heroes Critically at Annual MLK Memorial
Rev. Edwin Johnson encouraged attendees at this year’s Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Gathering to consider their idols critically, acknowledging their full humanity rather than a “pristine fairytale.”
Newton Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. Through Virtual Event
Newton civic and religious leaders, activists, and students spoke at a virtual celebration honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. The event was hosted by the Harmony Foundation and centered around the theme of “Keep Moving Forward,” in light of the pandemic and widespread protests against the systemic racism facing Black Americans.
Students Urged to Dream at MLK Memorial Gathering
Baptist Rev. Willie Bodrick asked BC students to keep dreaming at the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Gathering on Monday night.
Annual Unity Breakfast Celebrates MLK
The Black Faculty, Staff, and Administrators Association (BFSAA) hosted its annual Unity Breakfast celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. on Wednesday morning.
The First Baptist Church in Newton Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.
The First Baptist Church in Newton hosted the 52nd Annual Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration. The celebration consisted of various speakers and community choirs, reinforcing the message of knowing your neighbor.
Romero and MLK Scholarships Promote Diversity
“At a school such as BC, where Hispanic and African-American students are historically underrepresented, programs like these two scholarships help to create a more inclusive university.”
LTE: A Statement From the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Committee
“Facing new challenges in the current political environment, we affirm our commitment to continuing Dr. King’s mission today, by supporting all members of the Boston College community who pursue equality over inequality, righteousness over self-righteousness, and non-violence over violence.”
Five Students Recognized For Embodying Spirit Of MLK In Annual Scholarship Event
Five undergraduate finalists were recognized at the 33rd annual installment of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship ceremony, with Cai Thomas, A&S ’16, selected as the winner.
Martin Luther King Jr. Biopic ‘Selma’ Artfully Blends Fact And Fiction
DuVernay and a powerful cast lead a film of immense talent and artistic realism.