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MLK @ Buffalo – 50 Years Later

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Join us as UB commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final speech in Buffalo. At the invitation of student associations at UB, Dr. King appeared before a standing-room-only audience at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo on November 9, 1967.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

3:30 – 5:00pm
Student Union Theater, North Campus University at Buffalo

Free and open to the public
Reception to follow in 201 Student Union

Guest Speakers:

Ruth Bryant, Attendee of the 1967 Speech by MLK, UB Alumna and long-serving UB Professional Staff Member
Devonya Havis, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Canisius College
Scott Hollander, Associate Director, UB Libraries
George Nicholas, Senior Pastor, Lincoln United Methodist Church, Buffalo, NY
Leslie Veloz, President, UB Undergraduate Student Association (SA)
Victoria Wolcott, Professor, UB Department of History

Hosted by:

Teresa Miller, Vice Provost, Inclusive Excellence
Austin Booth, Vice Provost, University Libraries