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MLK Speaker: Shaka Senghor

MLK Speaker: Shaka Senghor

Latin's Diversity Council, in conjunction with LIFE (Latin's Initiative for Ethics), is pleased to welcome Shaka Senghor as our school's 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Speaker.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
6:30 p.m.*
Wrigley Theatre
*There will be a book signing starting at 5:30 p.m.

Shaka Senghor is a leading voice in criminal justice reform and the president and co-founder of #BeyondPrisons, an initiative designed to uplift the voices and experiences of those impacted by the criminal justice system. His memoir, Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death and Redemption in an American Prison is a tale of forgiveness and second chances. Senghor was featured in Ava DuVernay's film 13th, a documentary on mass incarceration in the United States.

LIFE has hosted a few screenings of the film for students and Parents Learning Together Series has screened it for parents this year.

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