Past MLK Speakers

PAST MLK DAY SPEAKERS


Past MLK Day Speakers

The World Comes to Andover


2019:

Patrisse Cullors

Co Founder of #BlackLivesMatter; Author of When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir; Artist, Organizer and founder of Dignity and Power Now.


2018:

Claudia Rankine

Author of five collections of poetry including Citizen: An American Lyric and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely; editor of The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind; Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry at Yale University.


2017: Melissa Harris Perry

Author of Sister Citizen; Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University; Founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Center and Wake the Vote; former host of self-titled MSNBC show.


2016: Janet Mock

Author of Redefining Realness; Executive Producer and Writer for POSE FX, former host of MSNBC series “So POPular” .


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