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The 2021 MLK JR Symposium - Virtual

Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture

The 16th Annual MLK JR Symposium. Keynote speaker Annette Gordon-Reed is the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for History and one of the most authoritative voices on race and history in America. Following the keynote address, there will be a panel discussion with local leaders that will include Prof. Gordon-Reed and be moderated by Dr. J. Larry Allums. Panelists include:

  • Dr. Sharron Wilkins Conrad, Fellow at SMU’s Center for Presidential History
  • Dr. Kenton Rambsy, Professor of English at UT-Arlington with an affiliation in the Department of History
  • Dr. Donna McBride, retired professor of history who leads the Historians Book Group at The Dallas Institutes of Humanities and Culture

The cost is $15 per person. Educators and students are free.
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2719 Routh Street · Dallas, TX 75201