Tag: MLK Commemorative Address

Urban League president to students: ‘Activism is a mindset’

Urban League president to students: ‘Activism is a mindset’

March 1, 2016

Before delivering the University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address, Marc Morial took some time to speak with students at the Douglass Leadership House about activism, race, and the keys to leading a successful life.

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‘We may be a little late, but happy birthday Dr. King’

‘We may be a little late, but happy birthday Dr. King’

February 29, 2016

Marc Morial, the president of the National Urban League and a former mayor of New Orleans, delivered the University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address, after the event had been postponed due to weather. “Every generation has a responsibility and a mission to improve things,” Morial told students at the Douglass Leadership House earlier in the day. “When you succeed, go back,” he said. “Do not forget the communities from whence you’ve come.” (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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National Urban League president to deliver MLK Commemorative Address

National Urban League president to deliver MLK Commemorative Address

February 25, 2016

Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League and former mayor of New Orleans, will deliver the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Address. The event has been rescheduled and will now be held on Monday, February 29.

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NAACP president to deliver MLK Address

NAACP president to deliver MLK Address

January 23, 2014

The youngest president in the NAACP’s history, Benjamin Jealous’ address will draw on the tradition of leadership.

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NAACP President To Deliver MLK Address

NAACP President To Deliver MLK Address

December 17, 2013

Benjamin Jealous, the youngest president in the history of the NAACP, will deliver the 2014 MLK Commemorative Address on Friday, Jan. 24.

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MSNBC Analyst to Deliver MLK Address

MSNBC Analyst to Deliver MLK Address

December 5, 2012

A political analyst and professor of political science at Tulane University, Harris-Perry’s address will focus on racial issues, religious questions, and gender concerns related to American politics.

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