A Performance by Dexter McKinney: “Transcending Race and Adversity”
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
As part of a series of University events surrounding the 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, join “When They See Us” actor, global entrepreneur and teacher Dexter McKinney ’09, G’13 as he shares his inspiring story of how he managed to transcend race and adversity in the City of Syracuse while making his dreams come true.
Sheroes of Poetry-Spoken Word Poetry by Women Authors
Friday, January 24, 2020
Join the “Sheroes of Poetry” who will illuminate our understanding of how race, and being a woman of color, is viewed in this society. As part of a series of events surrounding the 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, “Sheroes of Poetry” brings together a dynamic group of women to share their unique, yet shared, stories in poetry-form.
35th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Civil rights leader the Rev. Raphael Warnock, senior pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the spiritual home of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will serve as the featured speaker at the 35th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration (MLK Celebration).
Sonny Kelly Presents “The Talk”
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The Talk is a one-man performance by Sonny Kelly that draws on the voices of ancestors, elders, youths, and intellectuals to engage in the difficult conversations that we must have with our children as we prepare them to survive and thrive in a divided America.
Coming Back Together (CBT) 2020 Save the Date!
September 10 – 13, 2020