Jan. 16 // “Sounds of Justice & Inclusion,” a concert honoring Dr. King
Time: 8 p.m. Page Auditorium
Featuring performances by the Durham Symphony, John Brown’s “Little” Big Band,
jazz singer-songwriter René Marie and actor Keith Snipes
Tickets are $20 for adults, free for seniors 65 and older, youth 17 and under and students,
Duke University Box Office, https://tickets.duke.edu or 919-684-4444
Jan. 17 // The Rev. Dr. Jonathan Walton, Harvard Divinity School professor, guest preacher, Duke Chapel’s regular worship service
Time: 11 a.m, Page Auditorium
Live webcast here.
Jan. 17 // Race and equity scholar Shaun Harper to speak at Duke’s MLK Program
Time: 3 p.m. Page Auditorium
Free and open to the public
Free Parking — Bryan Center Parking Garage
Live webcast: Duke YouTube channel
Jan. 18 // Meals packaged for the United Way of the Greater Triangle
Time: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Phail Wynn Jr. Student Services Center, Durham Technical Community College
This event, at capacity for volunteers, is co-sponsored by Duke’s Office of Durham & Regional Affairs.
Jan. 19 // Jasmine Nichole Cobb, assistant professor in the Department of African and African American Studies, will share reflections on the Emancipation Proclamation and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Time: Noon, Rubenstein Library, Hosti-Anderson Family Assembly Room (153)
Free and open to the public; a light lunch will be provided.
Talk sponsored by the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture. Visitors are encouraged to view the exhibitions on display in the Mary Duke Biddle Room, including a rare State Department copy of the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation on loan from Duke University Board of Trustees Chair David Rubenstein.
Jan. 19 // Duke Clinical Research Institute’s annual MLK Celebration
Time: 1-2 p.m. Lower Level Lecture Hall, 2400 Pratt St.
Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery, dean of Duke University Chapel and Associate Professor of Homiletics at Duke Divinity School, will deliver the keynote lecture, titled “The Dreamer King,” with a musical performance by Marian Jones-Richmond
Paid parking is available in the deck. The H2 Loop campus bus stops at PG3, which is located at North Pavilion.
Live webcast or archived video here.