Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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Jelani Cobb is a staff writer at The New Yorker, writing on race, history, justice, politics, and democracy, as well as Columbia University's Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism. Cobb will speak at the 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation on January 14 . Read more about the speaker.

Each year, Case Western Reserve University honors Martin Luther King Jr.—the holiday, the man and the legacy—with a celebration that includes a range of activities including workshops, films, panel discussions and acclaimed speakers. All members of the university and the community at large are invited to observe King's holiday and recognize his commitment to social justice and global peace. 

2022 MLK Convocation  

Jelani Cobb, a staff writer at The New Yorker, writing on race, history, justice, politics, and democracy, as well as Columbia University's Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism, will headline the 2022 MLK Convocation on Friday, January 14 at 1:00 p.m.

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Due to university Covid protocol, all are invited to view the event via Livestream Learn more and register >