Martin Luther King Iii Will Deliver The Keynote Address At The 23rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration On Feb. 25.

By Mary Beth Spina

Release Date: February 10, 1999 This content is archived.


Martin Luther King III, son of the late civil-rights champion, will deliver the keynote address at UB’s 23rd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. commemoration, to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 in the Mainstage theatre in the Center for the Arts on the North Campus.

The event, sponsored by the undergraduate Student Association, will be free and open to the public. Admission tickets will be required and are available at the UB Center for the Arts box office, 645-ARTS. Seating for groups of nine or more can be obtained by calling 645-6147.

King, fourth president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, has continued his father's legacy by seeking equality and justice for all people.

He motivates audiences around the world with his message of hope and responsibility. His most popular message is "The Dream Deferred," an examination of his father's goals in today's society.

Born in Montgomery, Ala., King received a bachelor's degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta.