Archive for March 2018

LA TIMES: Oakland area students join Congress on Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

A group of Oakland-area students this weekend stood alongside major civil rights figures as part of the Faith and Politics Institute Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage tied to the anniversary of “Bloody Sunday.” Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who was among those beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965, asked the students for the first time to play…

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East Bay youth honored as speakers of Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Tennessee and Alabama, March 1-4, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Dr. Karen Bohlke Government and External Relations Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center 206-755-3677 or 510-610-5446 | Karen@mlkfreedomcenter.org East Bay youth honored as speakers of Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Tennessee and Alabama, March 1-4, 2018 Oakland, CA— The Martin Luther King Jr Freedom Center staff and youth…

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