January 2021

2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Evening of Reflection

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Evening of Reflection will take place Thursday, January 28, from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Keynote speaker will be Mason President Gregory Washington.

The 2021 theme, “The Burning House”, represents the current times in our nation of social inequality and unrest. Dr. King stated, “I’ve come upon something that disturbs me deeply. We have fought hard and long for integration, as I believe we should have, and I know we will win, but I have come to believe that we are integrating into a burning house…”

George Mason University is committed to diversity excellence, inclusion and to addressing the hard questions of where we are as a people and nation. This theme acknowledges that in some spaces, many voices are often silenced, identities overlooked, and racial and social healing are not sought after. Now, more than ever, it is important that we come together while embodying the values of Dr. King, Jr.

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