Wayne State University Annual Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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RSVP is closed - we are at capacity for this event. Please view the taped Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 10:00a.m. on MONDAY, January 16, 2023, at go.wayne.edu/mlk2023.
Wayne State University will hold its Annual Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Friday, January 13, 2023, at 10:00am-12:00pm in the Mike Ilitch School of Business Lear Auditorium. 2023 will mark the 60th Anniversary of Dr. King’s March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and the theme for this year’s MLK Tribute is Economic Freedom Through Social Justice.
The keynote speaker will be Randy D. Williams, Founder and President of Talley & Twine, the largest Black-owned watch company. Mr. Williams will speak to Dr. King’s message of connecting social justice to economic freedom. We also will present the Dr. Arthur L. Johnson Community Leadership Awards honoring an individual and an organization exemplifying Dr. Johnson’s commitment to community and making a positive difference in Detroit and beyond.
Seating is limited and pre-registration is required.