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Professor Spike Lee to Receive MLK Humanitarian Award

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018

Spike Lee

Spike Lee Courtesy of NYU

Grad Film Artistic Director, Professor and alumnus Spike Lee will receive the NYU Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award during NYU's annual MLK week this year.

The award is presented annually to a humanitarian within the NYU community who embodies and exemplifies the characteristics promoted by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. -- "a vision of peace, persistence in purpose, and inspirational action." 

Professor Lee will be presented with the award at a university-wide ceremony on Thursday, February 8.

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