Mon, Jan 16|
MLK’s Legacy Fighting Hunger & Poverty
This panel will highlight the historic role that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – and the Poor People’s Campaign that he founded – achieved in prompting the federal government to enact polices that slashed hunger and reduced poverty domestically.
Time & Location
Jan 16, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
About the Event
The panel will feature: Jonathan Eig, noted biographer of Muhammad Ali, Lou Gehrig, and Jackie Robinson and author of the upcoming King: A Life; Isaac Newton Farris Jr., nephew of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and a Senior Fellow of the King Center, where her continues to write, research and lecture on the life, philosophy, and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr ; and Joel Berg, a long-time social justice activist and author who is CEO of Hunger Free America.
"What does it profit a man to be able to eat at an integrated lunch counter if he doesn't earn enough money to buy a hamburger?”- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., March 1968