Thursday, January 12, 2023 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
De Witt S. Dykes, Jr. - Associate Professor, Department of History, Oakland University and Recipient of the 2019 “Men of Excellence” Award
This presentation will analyze the factors that enable Dr. King to become a major spokesman for racial equality and to achieve international recognition for his philosophy and work. Professor Dykes, a Man of Excellence who inspires others through their vision and leadership, exceptional achievements and participation in community service will discuss Martin Luther King, Jr. and his leadership fi ghting racism. Professor Dykes is a renowned authority on African American Urban and Family History. He is an extensively published author with significant contributions to the research and recording of African American history.