Loyola University Maryland

Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation

The Fierce Urgency of Now

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II to speak at the 27th annual MLK Convocation

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, pastor and social justice advocate, will speak at Loyola University Maryland's annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at 7 p.m. in Reitz Arena.

Rev. Barber will discuss current event issues related to social and racial justice during his lecture, "Fierce Urgency of Now."

The MLK Convocation, celebrating its 27th year, is an occasion for Loyola and the Baltimore community to launch the spring semester and the New Year by coming together for shared inquiry into legacies of race and racial justice in America. Past speakers have included Octavia Butler, Spike Lee, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Roxane Gay.

This event is free and open to the public; however, advance registration is encouraged. To reserve your seats, please use the registration form.

For more information, please call 410-617-2261 or email aad@loyola.edu. Persons with disabilities who may require special services should contact Disability Support Services at 410-617-2062 at least 48 hours prior to the event. Closed captioning provided.