King’s Message on Race, Science and Justice

  • Monday, January 18, 2021 • 4:00 pm
  • Virtual Event

Dorothy Roberts will present the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Lecture.The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Lecture is a remembrance of the life and legacy of the civil rights leader and his dream of acceptance and equality for all. The lecture recognizes national and local leaders who continue to advance King’s message through the pursuit of social justice and promotion of health equity.

Dorothy Roberts is the 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor and George A. Weiss University Professor of Law & Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, with joint appointments in the Departments of Africana Studies and Sociology and the Law School, where she is the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights. She is also the founding director of the Penn Program on Race, Science, and Society. An internationally recognized scholar, public intellectual and social justice advocate, she has written and lectured extensively on race, gender and class inequities in U.S. institutions and has been a leader in transforming public thinking and policy on reproductive freedom, child welfare and bioethics.

The Celebration lecture will take place at 4:00 p.m. CST via Zoom. Due to the change in platform, registration is not required to attend the lecture.

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