MLK50 Symposium: Where Do We Go from Here - Day One

04/02/2018, 8:00 AM to 5:25 PM

Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103 map


The two-day MLK50 Symposium will convene scholars, historians and thought leaders from across the country to present on the state of civil and human rights issues and racial and economic equity 50 years after the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Day One of the Symposium, to be hosted by the University of Memphis School of Law, will have a legal focus with panel discussions on topics covering criminal justice, voting rights, persistent poverty and 21st century activism.

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., 82nd Attorney General of the United States (2009-2015), Partner, Covington & Burling LLP, will be the keynote speaker for Day One at a ticketed luncheon. Tickets are $75.