Alum John Legend delivers 12th annual MLK Lecture in Social Justice

Alumnus and nine-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist John Legend returned to campus on Jan. 16 to deliver the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice to a full house at Irvine Auditorium. The lecture was part of Penn's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium for Social Change.

The 1999 College graduate was joined by Camille Charles, director of the Center for Africana Studies and professor of sociology at Penn, who engaged Legend in a public conversation that covered his years at Penn, his entertainment career, and his social activism.

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