2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

Sunday, January 15, 2023
Mikki Kendall
3:00 pm
2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration
Location: Duke Chapel
Mikki Kendall

Duke University is pleased to welcome Mikki Kendall who will give the keynote address at the 2023 Duke Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration.

Mikki Kendall is a writer, diversity consultant, and occasional feminist who talks a lot about intersectionality, policing, gender, sexual assault, and other current events. Her essays can be found at TIME, the New York Times, The Guardian, the Washington Post, Ebony, Essence, Salon, The Boston Globe, NBC, Bustle, Islamic Monthly, and a host of other sites. Her media appearances include BBC, NPR, the Daily Show, PBS, Good Morning America, MSNBC, Al Jazeera, WVON, WBEZ, and Showtime. She has discussed race, feminism, education, food politics, police violence, tech, and pop culture at institutions and universities across the country.

The John Brown Quintet will provide music for the ceremony.

Free parking is available for the event in the Bryan Center Parking Garage at 125 Science Dr. with ADA parking in the surface lot at the same address.

A livestream of the event is available below.

Join members of the Duke and Durham community as we honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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