2022 Tufts MLK Jr. Celebration - "Quest for the Bread of Love: Radical Community Care"
Wednesday, January 26 | 4:30 - 6:00 PM ET | Virtual
Join the Africana Center, the President’s Office, the Provost's Office, Tisch College of Civic Life, and the University Chaplaincy, for the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Celebration. This year’s theme, Quest for the Bread of Love: Radical Community Care is based on the 1962 speech, “A Knock at Midnight," quoted below. The event will orient the Tufts community to the commitment that both Rev. Dr. King and Coretta Scott King shared to deep care of one another, self, and community, in the midst of the quest for justice and transformation. We will welcome local activists Dr. Makeeba McCreary of the New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund, Imari Paris Jeffries of King Boston, and Tufts student leaders Amma Agyei, E22 and René LaPointe Jameson, E22 to a panel to collectively reflect on the commitment shared by the Rev. Dr. King and Coretta Scott King to each other and their community. This is the first public event of three to bring us together as a community to deepen our understanding of the radical work of the Kings, and to continue to shape Tufts into a place of true belonging, equity, and care.
“When you stop hoping, you’re dying...in the midst of this hopeless men and women reach out for the bread of hope. Then, that is the quest for the bread of love.” - A Knock at Midnight, 1962
For more information and to register for this event, visit: https://chaplaincy.tufts.edu/mlk/