MLK Week

large group photographed on steps in front of Kingsbury Hall. Front row centered participants are holding a red University of Utah flag

Becoming the beloved community

Lessons learned during the 2022 MLK Week events and conversations.


4 books to celebrate MLK week

Get ready for MLK week at the U by checking out these recommended reads.


2021 MLK Week keynote address

A recap of the address by Dawn Porter.


The power of grassroots movements

The U’s 35th annual MLK Week celebration features writer, community organizer and queer feminist Charlene Carruthers.


MLK WEEK: ADDRESSING ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM

The 34th annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has become a platform to engage students, faculty, staff and community members in critical conversations around contemporary civil rights issues and issues surrounding race and racism in America.


MLK WEEK EXPLORES SYSTEMS OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

McArthur Genius Ta-Nehisi Coates delivers keynote address.


MLK WEEK EXPLORES YOUTH ACTIVISM

Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli to give keynote address.


BLACK GIRL DANGEROUS

Writer and activist Mia McKenzie, aka Black Girl Dangerous, will speak at the U Jan. 19. Learn more about her work, and submit your questions by Dec. 31.