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MLK Jr. Commemoration
'Be the hero in your own story'
Published Jan 13, 2023
Collette V. Smith tells her story of making history as the NFL's first Black female coach at Johns Hopkins' 41st annual celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
MLK Jr. Commemoration
Isabel Wilkerson on the American caste system
Published Jan 12, 2022
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author visited Johns Hopkins for a virtual discussion of social hierarchies in the United States
MLK Commemoration
Donna Brazile, Hopkins leaders honor MLK's legacy
Published Jan 14, 2021
In their remarks, each reflect on the words and insights of the civil rights icon and discuss how his words can help lead to a better future for all Americans
MLK Commemoration
Johns Hopkins celebrates 10 for their community service
Published Jan 13, 2021
Eight Johns Hopkins affiliates and two community members will receive the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award
MLK Jr. Commemoration
Equity and empathy
Published Jan 17, 2020
Johns Hopkins celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
MLK commemoration
A stirring tribute to the power of voices
Published Jan 20, 2019
President of NAACP joins Hopkins leaders, Unified Voices choir in celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
MLK Jr. Commemoration
'Standing up for justice'
Published Jan 19, 2018
Civil rights pioneer Minnijean Brown Trickey speaks at 36th Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration
MLK Commemoration
Civil rights icon Minnijean Brown Trickey headlines annual event
Published Jan 9, 2018
She was a member of the Little Rock Nine, nine teens selected to desegregate Central High School in Arkansas in 1957 after Brown v. Board of Education decision
MLK Commemoration
'The torch will be passed'
Published Jan 13, 2017
Johns Hopkins leaders honor memory, legacy of late civil rights leader at 35th annual commemoration event
MLK Jr. Commemoration
'Moving Forward Together'
Published Dec 20, 2016
Four university employees and four health system employees to be honored at 35th annual MLK Jr. Commemoration