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The Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation

Black in America: Living in the Land of Milk and Honey?

January 15 at 1:00 p.m.

Foss Center, Hoversten Chapel

On behalf of Pan-Afrikan Student Services and Augsburg University, we are excited to bring you the Martin Luther King, JR., Convocation on January 15, 2024. This year’s theme is “Black in America: Living in the Land of Milk and Honey?”

If you need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact University Events at Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Ethelind B. KabaKeynote Speaker: Ethelind B. Kaba

As the executive director of the Ann Bancroft Foundation, Ethelind oversees the efforts of the Foundation to make life-changing opportunities available to early childhood and adolescent girls in Minnesota. In her role, she is responsible for strategic direction, shepherding high-impact awareness campaigns, maintaining strong community partnerships, expanding the reach of the Foundation, working closely with the board of directors and staff to raise the annual budget, and managing the financial operations. A multidisciplinary storyteller, Ethelind has worked with local Twin Cities emerging artists, designers, and small business entrepreneurs to build engaged audiences. In all her work, Ethelind strives to spark in others the same curiosity about the human condition that motivates her.