The 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

  • Monday, January 21, 2019 • 7:00 pm
  • Graham Chapel, Washington University in St. Louis

The 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration

The 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration, honoring the legacy of Dr. King and the “Struggle, Dedication and Progress…” of those he impacted will take place on Monday, January 21, 2019, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, in Graham Chapel, on the Washington University Danforth Campus. A reception will follow in the Danforth University Center (DUC), Tisch Commons. Free Parking will be available in the DUC Underground Garage. The event is free and open to the public.

The annual celebration is open to everyone.

Award Presentations:
Presentation of the Rosa L. Parks Award for Meritorious Service to
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and Risa Z. Wrighton

Keynote Speaker: 

Rev. Dr. Barbara A. Reynolds, Co-author of the Memoir, “Coretta Scott King: My Life, My Love, My Legacy”


  • Grace C. Egbo, President of the Student Union
  • Jasmine S. Pickens, President of the Association of Black Students
  • Chancellor Andrew D. Martin
  • Provost Holden Thorp

Black Anthology
Harry V. Moppins, Jr., Organist
Visions Gospel Choir
Washington University Chamber Choir

For more information, contact Rudolph Clay, Committee Chair, at (314) 935-5059 or,

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