Quinnipiac partners with Yale, SCSU, Gateway for discussions on MLK’s legacy

January 25, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gestures with his hand during a speech.

The university community is invited to participate in an intercollegiate virtual conversation about the state of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream, featuring two nationally recognized thought-leaders.

Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter and best-selling author of “When They Call You a Terrorist” and Yamiche Alcindor, White House correspondent for PBS News Hour and MSNBC political contributor, will lead the discussion, “The work ahead, the work within: Reflecting on King’s dream” at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27.

The event, co-sponsored by Yale University, Southern Connecticut State University, Gateway Community College and Quinnipiac will be the keynote event of Quinnipiac’s Dream Week.

Quinnipiac will continue with its Dream Week events with a virtual conversation about combating the sanitization of Dr. Kings' legacy on January 28, at a virtual conversation at 5 p.m.

The community is invited to come together to discuss the legacy of King’s  legacy, the sanitization of his work and what we can do to work to preserve and honor his legacy.

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