Date(s) - 01/11/2015
Sonora High School Auditorium
The Martin Luther King, Jr. archivist, Clayborne Carson, will be the featured speaker at the 20th annual MLK birthday celebration. His topic will be “Income Inequality.” Dr. Carson, a history professor at Stanford, has compiled several books based on Dr. King’s papers, and is in great demand as a speaker all over the world. He has made numerous radio and television appearances.
Musical guests will be Dennis Brown and Michelle Allison, as well as Gwen Amey’s gospel choir from Merced. The winners of the student essay contest will be recognized. The event is free and will be followed by a reception in the high school cafeteria.
2015 marks the 20th anniversary of this event held annually in Sonora. For more information, visit mlmartinlutherkingjr.org, or call 928-3494.