“We are experiencing a turbulent time with last week’s attack on the U.S. Capitol, our raised awareness of the disparity of the treatment of Black and Brown persons due to structural racism, the transition from one presidential administration to another, and the rollouts of the various stages of COVID-19 vaccinations. I want to invite you to upcoming related and timely talks by Kiese Laymon and Nicholas Burns. I hope to see you there!
MLK Day Celebration: Kiese Laymon in conversation with Jesse McCarthy
Our annual MLK Day Celebration will take place virtually on Thursday, January 14, at 7 p.m. Join us to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the author Kiese Laymon in conversation with Jesse McCarthy.
Laymon is the author of the award-winning Heavy: An American Memoir. He is the Hubert H. McAlexander Chair of English at the University of Mississippi and the…