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University of Michigan Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium

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University of Michigan Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium

Slavery and the U.S. Catholic Church: Confronting History and the Case for Reparations

Jan 18, 2024, 4:00 pm EST
Rackham Amphitheatre, 4th floor
Join New York Times journalist and author Rachel Swarns as she discusses her book The 272: The Families Who Were Enslaved and Sold To Build the American Catholic Church, a story of servitude and slavery spanning nearly two centuries and detailing the beginnings of Georgetown University and the U.S. Catholic Church. Swarns's journalism started a national conversation about universities with ties to slavery.
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University of Michigan Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium

MLK Day lecture - Montgomery, AL, Mayor Steven Reed

Jan 16, 2024, 4:30 pm EST
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (Room 1120)
The Ford School will welcome Montgomery, AL, Mayor Steven Reed to Weill Hall for an event on Tuesday, Jan. 16, in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   
University of Michigan Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium

37th Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture

Jan 16, 2023, 10:00-11:30 am EST
Hill Auditorium
Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI) presents Dr. Aletha Maybank and Mr. Edward Buckles in conversation with Professor Earl Lewis.

Linda Villarosa: Racial disparities in U.S. medical care

Jan 23, 2023 1:27:30

“Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation“ An MLK Symposium event Wallace House Presents Linda Villarosa, journalist, educator and writer for The New York Times Magazine, as she examines racial in

American Denial panel

Jan 26, 2015 1:03:02

The Center for Public Policy in Diverse Societies presents a screening of American Denial, followed by a discussion with producer/director Llewellyn Smith, Martha S. Jones, and moderated by the Ford School's own Joy Rohde.