MLK

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Dayton Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center MLK Breakfast & Program

9:00 a.m.

Speaker: Rev. Leon Wilkinson, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Middletown, OH and Chaplain/Teacher, MonDay Community Correctional Institution, Dayton, OH

Donation: $10

Ticket Information:  Cheryl Dixon, 937-268-6511, ext. 2353

Location:  Dayton Veterans Center, Bldg. 305, 4100 W. Third Street Dayton, OH 45428

As celebrations continue in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., family members of the civil rights activist say this is year is particularly significant. Dr. Alveda King is Reverend King's niece, and the founder Of King for Life.  She told WYSO that this month is the 150th anniversary of the emancipation of slaves and August is the 50th anniversary of her uncle's famous "I have a dream" speech, but she says there's more work to do.