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U-M Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr.

This month marks the 31st U-M commemoration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
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We are proud to help support the values he fostered and the change he inspired.

The 2017 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium theme is Sounds of Change

“Sounds of Change” brings to mind images of the auditory experiences that mark moments of change. The term implicitly addresses the plurality of change: positive, negative and ambivalent. This plurality represents a broad spectrum of sounds from music that comforts in times of grief to roaring voices of contention. It can represent dialogue that motivates, noise that drowns out discussion, and indeed, silence itself as a means of creating change. Ultimately people are the producers of sound and so are the agents of change…  Read the complete text.