University of Rochester
MLK Commemorative Address 2013
Scholar and MSNBC television host Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry meets with students and other attendees at a reception in Meliora Lounge before delivering the Martin Luther King Commemorative address on Thursday, Jan. 17.
The audience gathers in Strong Auditorium.
Anansa Benbow '15 introduces Harris-Perry before a full crowd at Strong Auditorium.
"King is a collective effort," said Harris-Perry. Throughout her address, she highlighted the many unsung heros and women who worked toward furthering equality for all.
Carys Carr, 8 of Rochester poses a question to Harris-Perry following the speech.
President Joel Seligman thanks Harris-Perry following her address in Strong Auditorium.