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22nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration - Dr. Julius L. Chambers 2/16/1996

Lawyer, educator and civil rights leader Dr. Julius L. Chambers delivers the keynote address at the 1996 annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at MIT. 

Lawyer, educator and civil rights leader Dr. Julius L. Chambers delivers the keynote address at the 1996 annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at MIT. 

The 22nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration on the theme "With Liberty and Justice for All," held February 16, 1996, features Dr. Julius L. Chambers as keynote speaker. Recently appointed chancellor of his alma mater North Carolina Central University, Dr. Chambers is a lawyer, educator and civil rights leader, and past Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund working in defense of affirmative action.

Student speakers include Kareem Howard '99, Simonetta Rodriguez 'G, and master of ceremonies Yvette Johnson '96.

This year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award recipients are MIT senior Matt Turner '96, Prof. Leon Trilling, and Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson '68, Ph.D. '73.

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