The Talk is a one-man performance by Sonny Kelly that draws on the voices of ancestors, elders, youths, and intellectuals to engage in the difficult conversations that we must have with our children as we prepare them to survive and thrive in a divided America. Learn more about this event
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Civil rights leader the Rev. Raphael Warnock, senior pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the spiritual home of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will serve as the featured speaker at the 35th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration (MLK Celebration) on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in the Dome. Learn more and get tickets to this event
As part of a series of University events surrounding the 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, join “When They See Us” actor, global entrepreneur and teacher Dexter McKinney ’09, G’13 as he shares his inspiring story of how he managed to transcend race and adversity in the City of Syracuse while making his dreams come true. Learn more and register for this event
Join the “Sheroes of Poetry” who will illuminate our understanding of how race, and being a woman of color, is viewed in this society. As part of a series of events surrounding the 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, “Sheroes of Poetry” brings together a dynamic group of women to share their unique, yet shared, stories in poetry-form. Learn more and register for this event
Syracuse University Libraries, along with Muslim Student Life, Hendricks Chapel and the Muslim Students Association, are co-hosting a six-week series of lectures and discussions titled “Understanding Islam.” The series will run on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m., beginning on Feb. 4 and ending on March 10. They will be held in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Room 114) of Bird Library.
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Keith A. Alford knows the work of creating a diverse and equitable campus is a challenge every day—but one that is necessary and achievable.
“I must continue to do my part and make it clear that any racist rhetoric is unacceptable.”
“It is up to us to unite and fill this campus with love instead of hate.”
“Protect each other and stand together.”
These quotes of support, comfort and love are just a few of the dozens written by students in IST 195 Introduction to Information Technology who are putting their words into action. Continue Reading
Syracuse University invites students to join campus engagement committees, which have been created to encourage continued student involvement in collective efforts to support an inclusive, equitable, safe and welcoming campus community for all. Members of the committees will provide input, constructive feedback and insight into the implementation of the recommendations provided by multiple groups of students over the last several weeks.