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Northeastern to celebrate life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with weeklong tribute

Hamilton star Renée Elise Golds­berry will head­line Northeastern’s annual com­mem­o­ra­tion of King’s life and legacy at an event this after­noon led by Pres­i­dent Aoun. There are sev­eral other events ded­i­cated to the late civil rights leader hap­pening throughout the week.

Jan. 12, 2017 - BOSTON, MA. - Ted Mitchell, Under Secretary of Education, Department of Education, speaks during the event in the Alumni Center at Northeastern University on Jan. 12, 2017. Philomena Mantella, Senior Vice President, and Malachi Hernandez, SSH'21, also gave remarks. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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A Tribute to the Dream

Words like ‘tenacity,’ ‘believe,’ and ‘voice’ can be used to describe the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. For one stu­dent, his impact is best summed up with the word ‘trust.’ “It starts with trust and that’s how we start working together,” she says. Join Pres­i­dent Aoun and Tony Award winner Renée Elise Golds­berry in cel­e­brating the life and legacy of King during A Tribute to the Dream on Jan. 17.


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Krentzman quality time

Stu­dents walk through Krentzman Quad last week. Photo by Adam Glanzman/​Northeastern University

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