Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

12:00 pm on Monday, January 20, 2020
2:00 pm on Monday, January 20, 2020
Metcalf Ballroom, George Sherman Union
The City of Boston and Boston University welcome the community to honor the life and legacy of the University’s alumnus, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year’s program will spotlight women who advocated for social justice in Boston, among them Coretta Scott King and Sue Bailey Thurman. The BU Band and Inner Strength Gospel Choir will perform the music of Aretha Franklin. The event will feature The Honorable Martin J. Walsh, the Mayor of the City of Boston and Brenda Cassellius, Superintendent of the Boston Public Schools, as the honored speakers. This event is free and open to the public.