M.K. Asante attends Suffolk University event

Author and filmmaker M.K. Asante is pictured as he chats with attendees at Suffolk University's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. luncheon held at the Holiday Inn Boston at Beacon Hill. section: lifestyle topic: MLK Luncheon (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
Author and filmmaker M.K. Asante is pictured as he chats with attendees at Suffolk University's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. luncheon held at the Holiday Inn Boston at Beacon Hill. section: lifestyle topic: MLK Luncheon (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

Author, poet, filmmaker, and music industry critic M.K. Asante (above) was the special guest at Suffolk University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon held at the Holiday Inn Boston at Beacon Hill Tuesday afternoon. Asante directed “The Black Candle,” which he worked on with Maya Angelou. He’s also a tenured professor of creative writing and film in the English and Language Arts Department at Morgan State University. In case you’re wondering, Asante is 30.

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