Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration with Jelani Cobb

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Join us for this year's commemoration of the birthday of Dr. King, featuring a public lecture with FRONTLINE correspondent and New Yorker staff writer Dr. Jelani Cobb on the topic of "The Half-Life of Freedom: Race and Justice in America Today."

This is part of our annual series of events in honor of the distinctive legacies of racial justice activists Coretta Scott King and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This event is being conducted over Zoom (or insert platform name). As the host, Mount Holyoke College reserves the right to record this session and the event sponsors will give prior notification to event participants of any intention to do so. The recording feature for others is disabled so that no one else will be able to record this session through Zoom. At all times, no recording by any other means is permitted without prior written permission from the event sponsor or as an approved accommodation.

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Thursday, January 28 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Event Topic

Academic, Diversity & Inclusion, Social Justice

Event Audience

Students, Faculty, General Public, Staff


open to public



Dean of Faculty, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Weissman Center for Leadership
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For inquiries about the accessibility of this event or to request any accommodations, please contact Shannon DaSilva at sdasilva@mtholyoke.edu. Please make accommodation requests no later than 72 hours prior to the event to give implementation time, however, in all situations, a good faith effort will be made to provide accommodations up until the time of the event.

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Alexa Encarnacion

Alexa Encarnacion 1/28/2021

I would love to a get a copy of the lecture because I really enjoyed it.

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