The 35th Anniversary of Expressions of King’s Legacy at RIT was a celebration featuring speakers who “positively embrace the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and challenged us to look inward, look outward and examine our relationships with others,” explained Dr. Keith Jenkins, Vice President & Associate Provost for Diversity & Inclusion. In recent years, distinguished speakers featured during the annual celebration were Dr. Cornel West, Soledad O’Brien, Andrew Young, among many other visionaries.
The celebration kicked off with the graceful voices of the trailblazing Fisk Jubilee Singers who poured into the audience moments of reflection, expressed freedom with songs that built hope for the future.
Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.
AISES has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and mentoring is a big part of it. The program, called Lighting the Pathways to Faculty Careers for Natives in STEM...