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Annual MLK Celebration

The Annual MLK Celebration honors the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement invites the UNC Charlotte and Charlotte community to join the 2022 Annual MLK program with keynote speaker, Dorothy Butler Gilliam. Gilliam is a former reporter, editor, columnist, author and educator, who made history as the first African American female journalist hired by The Washington Post. As a social justice advocate and media diversity expert, Gilliam has made a commitment to improving newsroom diversity has been a lifelong passion and a distinguishing characteristic of her career.
This event is open to the public. There will be special remarks from Chancellor Gaber and Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. Brandon Wolfe.