MLK Convocation

January 15th is the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the nation celebrates his birthday as a national holiday on Monday, January 20th. This is a time to reflect and pay homage to Dr. King for his invaluable contributions to the world.

The Margaret Walker Center for the Study of the African-American Experience at Jackson State University is pleased to announce that Ms. Charlayne Hunter-Gault will be the keynote speaker for the 45th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday Convocation at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 17, in the Rose E. McCoy Auditorium on the campus of Jackson State University.


For more information, visit the Center’s website at or contact the Center’s staff at 601-979-2055 or

Who: Everyone
What: MLK Convocation
Where: Rose E. McCoy Auditorium
When: Friday, January 17th
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Cost: Free
“For My People Awards’ luncheon $10.00

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