Martin Luther King Jr.

In tribute to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. there will be celebrations across Notre Dame on Monday, January 18th.

Midnight March and Prayer Service
Participants can pick up candles on the west side of the Hesburgh Library near the Moses statue at 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 17, before proceeding to the reflecting pool to await the start of the march.
Following the march: Enjoy a special breakfast at South Dining Hall.
Sponsored by the President’s Office and the Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
12 a.m. from the Hesburgh Library reflecting pool to the Grotto

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon
Ticket required for entry. Shuttle transportation will be available; route and pick-up times coming soon.
Sponsored by the President’s Office and the Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
11:30 a.m. in the Joyce Center North Dome

Community-Building Lunches
Student, faculty, or staff Notre Dame ID required for entry.
Sponsored by the President’s Office and the Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
11:30 a.m. in North and South Dining Halls

Lecture: “Martin Luther King Jr. and the Question of “Illegal Laws”: Civil Law, Justice, and Morality”
Led by Rev. Dominic Legge, O.P.
Sponsored by The Tocqueville Program, Constitutional Studies Minor and Food Services
Noon in the Oak Room (second floor), South Dining Hall

Celebration Mass
With Voices of Faith Gospel Choir
Sponsored by the President’s Office and the Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
5:15 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Black Lives Matter: The Hashtag Behind the New Civil Rights Movement
Featuring Black Lives Matter movement co-founders Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi
Sponsored by Multicultural Students Programs and Services, Gender Relations Center, Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, Notre Dame Student Government, Department of Africana Studies and Division of Student Affairs.
7 p.m. in Room 101, DeBartolo Hall

Visit diversity.nd.edu to help you prepare for the activities.