Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Life & Legacy Celebration

An Evening of Music, Spoken Word and Dance

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023  ♦  Moody Music Building

Using the theme “The Fierce Urgency of Now: Insistence. Resistance. Persistence.” the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in collaboration with the UA Theatre and Dance Department and the UA School of Music produced this event highlighting student talent and creativity. From a student-written and acted skit, to student-written and performed spoken word to performances by UA choirs to history lessons via video, this rich program provided a variety of educational opportunities regarding Dr. King. Also, hear “UA Speaks: I Have a Dream” campus voices from our students, faculty and staff as they share their dreams for a more just future. View below images and educational videos from the event. View the event.

Planning Committee: Dr. G. Christine Taylor, chair, vice president and associate provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Dr. Alexis Davis-Hazell, School of Music; Osielia Lewis, DEI; Dr. Morgan Luttig, School of Music; Lyndell McDonald, Theatre and Dance; Soledad Sanchez, Theatre and Dance; Kelley Schoger, Theatre and Dance; Latoya Scott, DEI; Cresandra Smothers, DEI; and Dr. Susan Williams, School of Music.