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The Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Commemoration – featuring Mitchell S. Jackson

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm

 Sage Chapel 
Central Campus

The Other America II
Jackson's keynote address, "The Other America II” builds off King’s 1967 speech, “The Other America.”


This annual commemoration event brings the Cornell campus and Ithaca communities together through a series of events centered on the service, activism, and legacy of Dr. King.

This year’s keynote speaker is award-winning author and filmmaker of "The Residue Years" and a prominent advocate for criminal justice reform, Mitchell S. Jackson. He is a faculty member at New York University, in addition to being a fellow with TED, the Lannan Foundation, and the BreadLoaf Conference.

Free, open to the public, accessible.

RSVP encouraged:

Bring your book to be signed by the author.


Co-sponsored by: Office of Academic Initiatives (OADI), Cornell United Religious Work (CURW), Latina/o Studies Program (LSP), Cornell Prison Education Program (CPEP), Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC), Multicultural Resource Center (MRC), Student and Campus Life (SCL)