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NYU MLK WEEK 2017 - Essence of a True Revolution (University-Wide Event)
Thu, February 9, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST
**Unfortunately, due to the forecasted snowfall and closure of New York University, this event has been cancelled.**
Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 7PM
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012)
For the 12th consecutive year, NYU will commemorate Dr. King’s visit and his legacy by hosting a week-long schedule of special events. The theme for this year’s NYU Martin Luther King, Jr. Week is, Essence of a True Revolution.
The highlight of the week will be the NYU MLK Week University-Wide Event on Thursday, February 9th. The event will feature Rosie Perez, community activist, actor, author, dancer, and choreographer; Janet Mock, writer, TV host and advocate; and Wade Davis, former NFL player, public speaker, educator and actor; in conversation with Pamela Newkirk, journalist, scholar, and professor at NYU. With performances by Amy León, NYU Alum and Patience Carter, NYU Student.