Prof. Jonathan L. Walton joined St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh and Prof. Lerone Martin of Wash U. on St. Louis Public Radio this week to speak about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on politics and society today. Read and listen to the full conversation.
Prof. Jonathan L. Walton, along with 30 other protesters, was arrested by Cambridge police during a pro-DACA rally on Thursday evening after blocking traffic on Massachusetts Avenue in Harvard Square. The planned act of civil disobedience by local area educators was intended to protest the recent decision by President Trump to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Prof. Walton's statement on the protest
“No human being is illegal. History teaches us that whenever governments or laws render some in violation of law...
Jonathan L. Walton shared a stage in Atlanta Saturday with musician Usher Raymond, actor/director Tyler Perry and music industry executive Jon Platt at Morehouse College's 29th Annual “A Candle in the Dark” Gala, honoring the achievements of men in business, entertainment and religion.
Walton, the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, received the Bennie Service Award in Religion at the event in the ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Atlanta attended by more than 1,500 people. He is a 1996 Morehouse College graduate....
We are excited to announce that the Memorial Church will undergo much needed renovations in the coming months. The project will focus on long-deferred building and infrastructure maintenance, including accessibility and safety compliance upgrades; a reconfigured lower level... Read more about Memorial Church renovations