A Tribute to the Dream: Voting Rights and the “Threat to Justice Everywhere”

Please join President Joseph E. Aoun and the Northeastern Community in honoring Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy. Live-streaming from 3:00 PM on January 17 via and Facebook Live.


  • Host Gabriela Taveras, MBA’22, MLK Fellow and member of the Graduate Students of Color Collective
  • Keynote address by Kristen Clarke, Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Justice
  • A conversation between Régine Jean-Charles, Director of Africana Studies, Dean’s Professor of Culture and Social Justice, and author of Martin Luther King and The Trumpet of Conscience Today, and Margaret Burnham, University Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project
  • Video featuring Rev. Willie Bodrick II ’20, Senior Pastor at Boston’s Twelfth Baptist Church
  • A musical performance by Kwesi Abakah, E’16
  • Remarks by President Joseph E. Aoun

January 17, 2022

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm