A veritable who’s who in Black excellence attended, spoke or did both at the events in Memphis commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination on April 4. Have a look at these photos to see who was there.
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1. Roland Martin
2. Rev. James Lawson
3. Roland Martin with Kameron Whalum and Rev. Kenneth T Whalum Jr.
4. Rev. Jesse Jackson
5. Roland Martin with Noelle Trent
6. Al Green
(from left) Rev. Al Sharpton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Martin Luther King III
10. LeVar Burton
11. Kim Coles with Roland Martin
Rev. Al Sharpton, Sheila E., Martin Luther King lll, his wife Arndrea, and their daughter Yolanda Renee King.
13. Roland Martin and Rev. Kenneth T Whalum Jr.
Rev. Jesse Jackson and National Urban League President Marc Morial
15. Kristin Clarke, president & executive director of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II