2012 MLK Holiday Celebration Events
"The Dream Lives: Second Changes, Restored Vision & New Hope in a Broken Society."
The MLK Steering Committee, Inc. held its 2012 MLK Holiday Celebration Events Saturday, January 7, 2012 through Monday, January 16, 2012 in honor of the life & legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Events consisted of the Youth Rap Forum & Awareness Service, the Faith, Partnership & Re-Entry Conference, Unity March & Rally, Day-of-Service Event and Annual Religious Service with Keynote Speaker Dr. Teresa L. Fry Brown, Professor of Homiletics & Director of the Black Church Studies Program at Emory University.
Youth Rap Forum & Awareness Service
The Youth Rap Forum was held on Saturday, January 7, 2012 and the Awareness Service was held on Sunday, January 8, 2012 at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church coordinated by the Youth Committee of the MLK Steering Committee. Inc.
Unity March & Rally
The Unity March began at North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company and ended at First Presbyterian Church which hosted the Rally on Monday, January 16, 2012 organized by the Special Events Committee of the MLK Steering Committee, Inc.
Annual Religious Service
The Annual Religious Service was held on Monday, January 16, 2012 at Kings Park International Church with Keynote Speaker Dr. Teresa L. Fry Brown, Professor of Homiletics and Director of the Black Church Studies Program at Emory University. The Service included greetings from local, state & federal elected officials, presentation of Academic Scholarships, 2012 Keeper of the Dream Awards, & 2012 MLK Service Awards, celebratory music and a message by Dr. Fry Brown.