16th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast

Featuring Keynote Speaker Shaun King Friday, February 2

Shaun King

UMass Dartmouth will hold the 16th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast on Friday, February 2 at 8:30 a.m. at Woodland Commons. Shaun King, a voice in the Black Lives Matter movement will deliver the keynote address. 

Proceeds from the event support student-centered diversity initiatives at UMass Dartmouth. Last year's event raised funds for:

  • Haitian American Student Association
  • Nursing- Bridging the Gap Program
  • Two scholarships for Share the Dream 
  • S.P.E.A.K.
  • African Student Association
  • Unity Fest
  • Cape Verdean Student Association
  • National Association of Black Engineers

The Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast is sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity and InclusionFrederick Douglass Unity House and BH4SC.


Tickets for the breakfast are $25 for the public, UMass Dartmouth faculty/staff and alumni. Admission is free for students, but limited seats are available. Please register here.

About Shaun King

Through a mastery of social media, Shaun King starts and extends crucial conversations about racial discriminaion, civil rights, police brutality, and the Black Lives Matter movement. Now writer-in-residence as Harvard Law School's Fair Justice Project and a columnist at The Intercept, King proposes real ways we can all enact social justice and equality. For more about Shaun King, visit his website at www.shaunking.org.

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