2024 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration
CommUNITY: Together We Thrive
MLK Commemoration Service held at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
2024 MLK Day Events
We invite students, faculty, staff and community members to participate in the programs listed for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration at Clemson University. We offer a variety of opportunities to learn, serve and engage with activities to help us remember the importance of King’s teachings about respecting human rights, understanding social justice and doing what’s right.
Saturday, 1.13.24 | Multicultural Student Leader Roundtable
9:30am – 3:00pm
Monday, 1.15.24 | Day of Service
8:00am – 12:00pm
Hendrix Student Center Ballrooms
The MLK Day of Service is intended to be a day “on” to celebrate MLK’s legacy and support his belief in the creation of a beloved community. Participants can choose the project that best meets your availability and interest in community engagement. Transportation will be provided to and from the service sites. Breakfast provided. Registration required. Register here:
Tuesday, 1.16.24 | 42nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Keynote Program
Brooks Center for the Performing Arts
Speaker: Bakari Sellers
The Commemorative event will include Keynote speaker, Bakari Sellers. MLK Excellence in Service awards will also be awarded. Event is open to the public. Two-time NY Times best-selling Author, Civil Rights Activist, Attorney, Entrepreneur, Legislator, and overall Prolific voice of the Culture, Bakari Sellers continues to build upon the strong legacy he inherited as the son of Gwendolyn Sellers and civil rights leader Cleveland Sellers. While his dad helped shape movements working alongside Stokely Carmichael, Bayard Rustin, and Malcolm X, Bakari has come into his own helping to write the blueprint for today's movements with the likes of Rep. James Clyburn, Attorney Benjamin Crump, and President Barack Obama.
Wednesday, 1.17.24 | Table for Eight: Interfaith Community Dinner
Celebrate the interfaith and coalition-building legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through community.
Past MLK Day Events
2022 Celebration featuring Dr. Marc Lamont Hill
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