Center for Diversity and Inclusion

MLK Week

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion invites you to join us for a week of reflection, action, and rest in celebration and remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. This week holds a variety of events to give opportunities for Xavier students, faculty, and staff to engage with one another and community activists around MLK’s legacy of activism and social justice. 

Schedule of Events

MLK Spirit Celebration

January 16 @ 5pm-6pm
Schmidt Hall - Conaton Board Room

Featuring Guest Speaker Pastor James Knight, Ph.D. and local Cincinnati based gospel choir.

MLK Commemorative March

January 17 @ 12:00PM - 12:45PM
Library Garden Area - 1st Floor
Join us in the as we unveil the new Unity Garden and March in Solidarity for Peace to GSC. Make your Commemorative March sign Jan 8 - Jan 17 in library on first floor.

MLK Social Justice Fair

January 17 @1:00PM - 3:00PM
GSC Student Union
Join our special guests - Dancer Seth Cousin, Singer Lakeisha Ealy, local artists, and speakers. Learn how to paint, the importance of civil rights songs, and more!

Additional Resources

Want to learn more about what MLK fought for? Read some of his most influential letters and speeches, and watch the entire "I Have a Dream" speech at the links below.