Trip to the Legacy Museum & National Memorial For Peace and Justice
Join us on a trip to Montgomery, Alabama to visit the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Justice and Peace.
During the trip we will explore the history of inequity, racism, and other forms of oppression faced by Black people in the United States. We will hear narratives, observe documents, and deconstruct the legacy of slavery and how it connects to injustice and mass incarceration today. This day trip will involve a lot of individual reflection, large and small group dialogue, and movement throughout the area. We hope to provide context to the often silenced history of violence against Black people in the United States. Much of what is on exhibit may not have been included in the K-12 curriculum in many states. Lunch and dinner will be provided. This trip is open to students, faculty and staff. The cost of the trip is $30. If you cannot afford the trip fee please email Sienna Abdulahad.
Rescheduled MLK Celebration Keynote 6:00 p.m. | Woldenberg Art Center - Freeman Auditorium
The Office of Multicultural Affairs has collaborated with our phenomenal campus partners to bring Maya Wiley to campus to help us celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Maya will deliver a keynote address to the Tulane community followed by a question and answer session.
Maya Wiley is a nationally recognized civil rights lawyer and racial justice advocate, a Legal Analyst for NBC News and MSNBC and a former top candidate for New York City Mayor in the 2021 Democratic primary. Wiley’s run for Mayor was historic. Running on a platform to make New York City a more just, fair and affordable city, she was the first woman of color to be a top contender, receiving the second highest number of first choice votes, over 200,000, in the rank choice primary. Prior to her run, Wiley had a national reputation as a forceful leader and a lengthy career singularly focused on improving the lives of people of color and low-income people, through litigation, policy advocacy, multi-racial coalition-building, and communications strategy, both outside and inside of government"