Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Convocation Keynote Speaker: BLACK KLANSMAN author Ron Stallworth

Join us for Iowa State’s university-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year’s program features keynote speaker Ron Stallworth, whose extraordinary story of being a black detective who infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan is the subject of Spike Lee’s recent movie BlacKkKlansman. Cosponsored by Division of Student Affairs, Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government) and the Greenlee School’s First Amendment Series.

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 7:00pm | Sun Room, Memorial Union

50th Anniversary Supreme Court Victory for Students’ First Amendment Rights: Mary Beth and John Tinker

Mary Beth and John Tinker will discuss the significance of their historic Supreme Court case especially in the current political climate. Mark Stringer, ACLU of Iowa Director, will moderate. Part of the National Affairs Series: Building a Better Democracy and the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication’s First Amendment Day Series

Monday, February 25, 2019, 7:00pm | Great Hall, Memorial Union

First Amendment Days

Celebrate your First Amendment freedoms — religion, speech, press, assembly and petition — during First Amendment Days, which will take place April 9-12, 2018, on the Iowa State University campus. Now in its 17th year, First Amendment Days is organized by the First Amendment Committee, which is made up of members of the Greenlee School of … Continue reading First Amendment Days

April 9-12, 2019