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MLK 2020: A Commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Join us on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 12 p.m. for Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston University’s 48th Commemoration of alumnus Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This year’s event celebrates the contributions of Coretta Scott King and Sue Bailey Thurman to the Greater Boston community. In addition, our event will include a celebration of the music of Aretha Franklin by the BU Bands and additional music by the Inner Strength Gospel Choir.

Mayor Walsh will be one of the event’s distinguished speakers, along with featured speaker, Dr. Brenda Cassellius, Superintendent of the Boston Public Schools.

Boston University strives to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Disability and Access Services at

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Metcalf Hall, George Sherman Union
775 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA  02215
Katherine Cornetta
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