MLK50 Symposium: Where Do We Go from Here – Day Two

04/03/2018, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

University of Memphis Rose Theatre, 470 University, Memphis, TN 38111 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 Two of the Symposium will be hosted by the National Civil Rights Museum and will consist of three panel discussions -- Memphis 50 Years Later, Marching Forward; Poverty & Economic Equity: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow; and The Promise of Education -- and a ticketed luncheon.

Taylor Branch, American author and historian best known for his award-winning trilogy of books chronicling the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and much of the history of the American Civil Rights Movement, will be the keynote speaker for the ticketed luncheon to be held at the Holiday Inn Hotel at 3700 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38111 located on the University of Memphis campus.  Tickets are $50.