MLK Celebration 2021

Celebrating Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy Through Hope and Faith


All Events

Martin Luther King Week Kickoff

Livestream the opening of Colgate's two-week celebration of the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Open to the public.

January 25, 2021 12pm
Post-inauguration Dialogue

Join a conversation about global perspectives on the United States as it enters the administration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, the first female US vice...

January 26, 2021 6pm
Lessons Learned from African American Community Museums

Lessons learned from African American community museums. An event in collaboration with the Colgate University Museums. Part of Colgate's two-week...

January 27, 2021 1pm
Why Communication Is Key

"The bold and the beautiful." Join Laura Jack, Colgate's vice president for communications, and Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar, Colgate's chief of staff and...

January 28, 2021 1pm
Student Panel: Identity Politics

Join Colgate student leaders as they discuss subjects such as: - What is meant by identity politics - How identity establishes beliefs - Latina, Black, and...

January 28, 2021 7pm
Film Documentary Discussion

Details TBA Part of Colgate's two-week celebration of the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Registration is open to the campus and alumni communities of...

January 29, 2021 5pm
Career Exploration Listening Space

Students are invited to engage with the staff of Career Services and Alumni Council facilitators to share their perspectives of what students of color need...

February 1, 2021 12pm
Bonnie St. John: Leading with Resilience in These Challenging Times  Sponsored by the Mosaic Initiative

"Courageous Humility: Leading with Resilience in These Challenging Times" Join Bonnie St. John, former Paralympic skier and founder of Blue Circle...

February 1, 2021 6:30pm
Race, Class, and Culture as Colgate students

A journey through the lens of race, class, and culture as Colgate students. Facilitated by the Jailekha Zutshi ’21, and ALANA Ambassadors, SORT, OASIS, BSU,...

February 2, 2021 12pm
Faith and Hope During the Triple Pandemic

Join a panel discussion on the triple pandemic (health, political, and social justice) by: - Tracey Hucks ’87, MA ’90 Provost and Dean of the Faculty; James...

February 2, 2021 7pm
Alumni and Student Mixer

An opportunity for students and alumni to gather virtually and discuss the panel discussion titled "Faith and Hope During the Triple Pandemic." Part of...

February 2, 2021 8pm
Science and People of Color

Multicultural Student Organization presents "Science and People of Color," with Professor Engda Hagos. Moderated by ASU and OASIS. Part of Colgate's...

February 3, 2021 12pm
Academic Achievement Gap in BIPOC Communities: Implications for Social and Academic Success in the 21st Century

Join the following panelists as they discuss the academic achievement gap in BIPOC communities, and the implications for social and academic success in the...

February 3, 2021 7pm
Alumni and Student Mixer

An opportunity for students and alumni to gather virtually and discuss the panel discussion titled "Academic Achievement Gap in BIPOC Communities:...

February 3, 2021 8pm
Heretics Lunch and Unity Dialogue

Please join us for a discussion with Rev. William Malar who is the pastor of Metropolitan AME church in Washington D.C. Registration requires @colgate.edu...

February 4, 2021 12pm
Angela Davis: MLK Week Keynote

Angela Davis will address the Colgate community as the MLK Week keynote speaker. Part of Colgate's two-week celebration of the legacy of Martin Luther King,...

February 4, 2021 7pm
Shared Elements in Cheerful Afro-Middle Eastern Music

Moderated by Ayman Abdalla, Arabic language intern, join this exploration of shared musical influences and sounds. Part of Colgate's two-week celebration of...

February 5, 2021 12pm
MLK Week Concluding Virtual Social

The ALANA Ambassadors and leaders from student organizations across campus are sponsoring a virtual social event to bring together students and alumni from...

February 5, 2021 5:30pm