"Stand up in whatever capacity you can": hope and peace and promise 50 years later

Mar 30, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr Memorial, Washington, DC
Credit Scott Ableman/Flickr

Fifty years after the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King and the year Nelson Mandela would have turned 100, Shades of Africa - Rise Up! at UMD brought together local activists, artists and community members - and their allies - to celebrate progress and support one another through these challenging times.