Kenneth Reeves MLK Visiting Scholar of Urban Studies and Planning  Detroit – July 23rd, 1967 This year will be the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riot, also known as the 12th Street riot. In 1967, Detroit had a large population of home-owning black middle-class and blue-collar residents, and the city was synonymous with the American

Black and White: Photography from the Chesapeake Bay watershed by Bill Emory “zoning” – 23 February 2017 William Harris, Sr., along with attorney Kim Rolla, presented “The Facts on Gentrification, Zoning, and Form-Based Code” at the Jefferson School in Chesapeake Bay. LISTEN TO AUDIO

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office February 16, 2017 Aerospace engineer Aprille Joy Ericsson ’86, a mission manager at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland and an alumna of MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, recalled Wednesday how a conversation with Martin Luther King Jr. affected a Hollywood actress’s career decision — and

Theme: “Lift your voice!” “True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.” Keynote: Dr. Aprille Joy Ericsson, Ph.D. Program followed by Luncheon The MIT community gathers every February at a celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Speakers have included leaders who are prominent both

MON, 13 FEB 2017: Ryan Hynd….

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Suppose that you are observing a sequence of events, and need to decide when to stop. Your goal could be to maximize an expected gain or give yourself good a chance to make the best choice possible. We will discuss several instances of this type of problem and talk about ways to use math to solve them.

Special MLK Program Luncheon Activism in the Era of MLK, A Conversation with Bob and Janet Moses, and Topper Carew Wednesday, December 14, 2016 11:45am-1pm (hot lunch served starting 11:45am, program begins 12:10pm) MIT Student Center Mezzanine Lounge, W20-307 Please RSVP here: http://diversity.mit.edu/event/mlk-1010/ Join us for a conversation with activists who worked in the Student Non-Violent

#Misogynoir, #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen, and other forms of Black Digital Feminisms With Kishonna L. Gray 2016-17 MLK Visiting Scholar in Women & Gender Studies and Comparative Media Studies/Writing Thursday, December 8 @ 5:00 pm Location: MIT Building 3, Room 133 [Map] Women of color have a variety of responses when employing digital technologies for empowerment. New communication technologies

Starr Forum: Innovation and Its Enemies A Book Talk by Calestous Juma 2014-2015 MLK Visiting Professor in the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP) Professor of the Practice of International Development Director, Science, Technology, Globalization Belfer Center for Science and International AffairsWHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2016 | 5-6:30pm CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE WHERE: 33 Massachusetts

More than 600 attend event emphasizing commitment to “stand together against injustice, intolerance, and hatred.” Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office July 14, 2016 More than 600 members of the MIT community met on Wednesday in the Institute’s latest public discussion of diversity, tolerance, and inclusion — matters made all the more salient by the

EVENT Come for dinner and to enjoy the visual art and performances of MIT and Wellesley students. Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:30-8:30 pm Walker Memorial Morss Hall CONTEST Win cash prizes up to $250.00 each! Are you inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr or other civil rights leaders such as Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Cesar Chavez,

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