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Commemorating a Legacy (NYC)

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Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Pace's Black Student Union as they commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a special lecture on Civil Rights featuring Van Jones, Charlayne Hunter Gault, and Sonia Sanchez.

To commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Office of Multicultural Affairs in collaboration with the Student Opportunity Grant and Black Student Union, will be hosting a special event on the NYC Campus for the Pace Community to engage.

On Tuesday, March 7, from 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. in the Schimmel Center, poet and Robert Frost Medal recipient Sonia Sanchez and journalist Charlayne Hunter Gault will engage in conversation moderated by CNN correspondent Van Jones on the continuing struggles for civil rights. The Struggle For Civil Rights—Then and Now is sponsored by Black Student Union and is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and a standby line will be available for non-ticket holders. Reserve your tickets now.

Can't make the lecture? Tune in on Snapchat @PaceUniversity.

For further information, contact Jonelle James at, Denise Santiago at (212) 346-1546, or Raziyah Eure at