Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial TributeEvent Details: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., January 16, Busch Student Center, Wool Ballroom, 20 N. Grand Blvd., Rooms 170-173, Lower Level, St. Louis, MO, 63103
|Martin Luther King, Jr.|
Saint Louis University will host the fourth annual memorial tribute in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16, in the Wool Ballroom, located in the Busch Student Center.
The program will feature keynote speaker Raphael G. Warnock, senior pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, spiritual home of Martin Luther King Jr. Also joining the program will be Fred Pestello, Ph.D., president of Saint Louis University, and Paul Stark, S.J., vice president for Mission and Ministry, which will be emceed by SLU alumnus Michael McMillan, president and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.
Noted actor Malik Yoba will also be a special guest at the event.
The University will honor the following individuals and businesses for their contributions to the St. Louis Community:
- Mr. & Mrs. Lou Brock
- John Vatterott
- Emily Pitts
- The Regional Business Council
- Ida Woolfolk
- Darryl Jones
- Pastor Traci Blackmon
- Deborah Patterson
- Vanessa Cooksey
- Patrick J. Sly
- Reliance Bank
- Ruby Curry
- Michael Holmes
Entertainment will be provided by drummer Sylvester "Sunshine" Lee and the Jeffrey Hardin Band.
Please join us on Jan. 16 to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King and hear how his message has transformed and impacted society.