Thursday, 16 January, 2020
The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis and Saint Louis University will host the eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Tribute Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, in the Wool Ballroom, Busch Student Center. The formal program begins at 9 a.m., following breakfast.
Noted journalist, author and syndicated columnist Roland S. Martin will deliver the keynote address at this year’s tribute.
The program also will include a welcome by University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., prayers by Chris Collins, S.J., special assistant to the president, and a reflection by Jonathan C. Smith, Ph.D., vice president for diversity and community engagement.
SLU alumnus Michael McMillan, president and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, will emcee the program and join Pestello to present this year’s awards.
During this special event, the following individuals and businesses will be honored for their contributions to the St. Louis community:
The Honorable William Lacy Clay, U.S. Representative (D) from Missouri’s First Congressional District.
Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D., SLUCare family medicine physician and assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine in the School of Medicine.
Art McCoy, Ph.D., superintendent of the Jennings School District.
Wendell Kimbrough, chief executive officer, ARCHES St. Louis, and member of the Board of Directors for Gateway Center for Giving.