UC Santa Cruz’s 28th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Convocation was held at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium on February 2nd with special guest speaker Nikki Giovanni. Giovanni is a world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator. One of the most widely read American poets, she prides herself on being, “a Black American, a daughter, a mother and an educator”. She remains as determined and committed as ever to the fight for civil rights and equality. If you missed our live broadcast or if you like to listen again, we’ve posted the podast version here. KZSC thanks University Relations for helping make this possible.