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King and Africa Opening Reception With Panel Discussion
May 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
The Center for Civil and Human Rights opens its newest collection in the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: “King and Africa: Connecting Continents” with a reception and conversation. “King and Africa” sheds light on Dr. King’s influence in continental Africa.
After the reception, hear how Dr. King’s philosophy in non-violence and civil rights still impacts communities across the globe today. Panelists include:
- Dr. Kali-Ahset Amen, Assistant Director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute at Emory University
- Derreck Kayongo, CEO for The National Center for Civil and Human Rights
- Dr. Samuel Livingston, Associate Professor and Director of African American Studies Program at Morehouse College.