2022 Featured Events

January 18

Candlelight Prayer Service

Main Building Rotunda

The Notre Dame community is invited to a Candlelight Prayer Service to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. King and to reflect on how we can - individually and collectively - address racism and inequality, and build a community that is welcoming and inclusive. 

Additional Resources

75 Years of Black Student-Athletes

In honor of the 75th anniversary of Frazier Thompson, the first Black student-athlete, competing in a varsity sport, track & field, at the University of Notre Dame, the series "Signed, the Irish" shares the stories and experiences of Black student-athletes. These installments celebrate 75 years of Black student-athletes’ academic, athletic and postgraduate impact on the University and broader community.

View the series "Signed, the Irish" Now

Black@ND Podcast

Black@ND is a talk show created and co-hosted by Emorja Roberson, Euda Fils, Daut'e Martin, and Blake Woods. It seeks to be a forum for an open and honest conversation that gives greater visibility to the experience of black students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the University of Notre Dame. Its purpose is to foster constructive self-criticism and awareness within the University community in order to contribute to the University’s mission to promote a spirit of diversity and inclusion.

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Notre Dame Stories: Equity in Policing

As the national conversation about race and policing took shape over the summer of 2020, questions began surfacing about how police departments would respond. At Notre Dame, they were already working on an answer. With guests Keri Kei Shibata, Chief, Notre Dame Police Department; Mike Seamon, Vice President for Campus Safety and University Operations; and Matty Aubourg '21, Frontline ND and Vice President of Multicultural Pre-Health Society

Learn more about Equity in Policing

With Voices True

In partnership with the John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy and University of Notre Dame Archives, the Klau Center seeks to give voice to the Notre Dame community on issues of race and racial identity. Through written, spoken, or visual stories, our community reflects on how we experience race, how it shapes our lives, and how we navigate relationships within it.

Learn more about With Voices True

Featured Media

Videos from 2021 Walk the Walk Week

Watch the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. celebration interview with Justice Alan Page

2021 MLK Celebration: Justice Alan Page

Retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page, ND '67, joined G. Marcus Cole, the Joseph A. Matson Dean of Notre Dame Law School for a conversation on Jan. 18. They discussed the challenges facing the country and Page provided advice for making society more inclusive.

Walk the Walk Week 2021 Prayer Service

Walk the Walk Week Prayer Service

This year, since we are not able to gather in person, we encourage you to take a few moments to watch this video, and to join us in prayer and reflection as Walk the Walk Week begins and we mark the first Sunday of Lent.

Photos from 2021 Walk the Walk Week

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What’s Your Next Step?

Tweet what you can do to make Notre Dame a more diverse and inclusive community using #NDwalkthewalk.