Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University are partnering again this year to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events during the holiday weekend. The collaboration on the keynote speaker is in its 20th year, marking the longest-running partnership between Wake Forest and WSSU.
On Monday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel, Ibram X. Kendi will deliver the keynote speech. This year’s theme is “On Common Ground: Lifting As We Climb” and highlights a commitment to create a society that provides resources and representation to every individual through a constant pursuit of justice and equity.
The event is free and open to the public.
Kendi is a professor of history and international relations and the founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University.
More information is available here.