Martin Luther King, III to Speak April 19 for Garvey Lecture Series

News Date: 
Fri. 01/18/2013

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the Willard and Jean Garvey Lecture Series will feature Martin Luther King, III in its upcoming lecture “ My Father’s Dream, My Mission.” 

The lecture will be held Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium. A reception and autograph session will follow the lecture.

As the oldest son of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King, III has seized the torch lit by his parents and motivated audiences around the world for the past 20 years with his insightful message of hope and responsibility. A human rights advocate, community activist, global humanitarian and political leader, King stays actively involved in significant policy initiatives and offers audiences a unique insight into the world’s civil rights battles and the steps needed to make equality for all not just a dream, but a reality. 

The lecture is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-serve and will be limited.

Tickets are required for admission. To reserve your ticket, click here.

For more information about the lecture, call Dixie Madden at 316-295-5611 or email

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