FSU MLK Week

More Than the Dream: FSU MLK Week concludes with Golden Tribe Lecture

“Somewhere we must come to see that social progress never rolls in on the wheels of inevitability. It comes through the tireless efforts and the persistent work of dedicated individuals.” — Martin Luther King Jr. Those words from King’s speech “The Other America,” which he delivered to a crowd of students, faculty and staff at Stanford […]

FSU to host 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. week

Florida State University will honor the legacy of the late Martin Luther King Jr. during its 31st Annual MLK Week from Tuesday, Jan. 15, through Tuesday, Jan. 22. The weeklong celebration will include events inspired by the theme “More than the Dream.” The goal of the week is to bring the FSU and Tallahassee communities […]

Only a revolution: Civil rights activist addresses students during annual MLK commemorative celebration

Angela Davis — author, scholar, educator and civil rights pioneer — discussed the imprint of racism on society in her keynote lecture during Florida State University’s 30th Annual MLK Week Commemorative Celebration Jan. 16 at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. Before Davis’ talk, the FSU Gospel Choir performed and President John Thrasher offered words of welcome. […]