For me, the Power to Inspire gala – the benefit for the Center for Civil and Human Rights – inspired a sense of gratitude for what we have in our town.
The Center will celebrate its fourth anniversary next month, and it’s hard to imagine an Atlanta without this touchpoint for our community. It combines in one place our unique place in the history of civil and human rights.
When Bernice King took the stage Thursday night at the center named for her father, she said it’s been a busy week … And there’s a lot to do and to learn, said the panelists gathered at the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Their topic: winning together over racism, poverty and militarism.
A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. was unveiled Monday morning on the grounds of the State Capitol – exactly 54 years after the slain Civil Rights leader delivered his “I have a dream” speech during the March on Washington.