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….

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,

Ta-Nehisi Coates delivered the keynote address at the University’s 149th Charter Day Convocation in Cramton Auditorium on Friday, March 4, 2016. “There is no geographic quadrant, no place on the globe, nowhere in this world, that I’ve felt is more beautiful than Howard University,” Coates said. In his remarks, Coates expressed deep appreciation to his predecessors, and encouraged

WED FEB 10 2016: 42nd Annual MLK Celebration

MIT’s 42nd Annual Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Truth & Power: Students Leading for Change” Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Silent March preceding Celebration Event 10am at MIT’s Lobby 7 77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139 Celebration Program followed by Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Freeman A. Hrabowski III University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Professor Jim Gates will be speaking on matters related to the U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology and some of its policy statements surrounding Climate Change at The Big History Anthropocene Conference in Sydney, Australia on December 10, 2015.Held at Macquarie University, the conference brings together “leading Australian and international academics and researchers from the natural and