Georgetown University Honors Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Georgetown University will honor the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a week of musical, academic, spiritual and service events that includes a concert and the awarding of the 2016 John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award on January 18, 2016.
This year's awardee Nakeisha Neal Jones (G’02), executive director of Public Allies DC, will be honored at the annual Let Freedom Ring! concert at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts featuring Grammy Award-winning singer Yolanda Adams. The event begins at 6:00 pm.
Georgetown and the Kennedy Center partner annually for the event that also showcases the Let Freedom Ring! Choir comprising members of the university and greater Washington, DC communities.
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