OAK PARK – His parents were international civil rights icons and left him with a legacy to see that Blacks have every opportunity to live the American Dream.
Martin Luther King III is scheduled to speak locally as part of the Indivizible monthly meeting of the minds. The meeting is set to run 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Guild Theatre, located at 2828 35th Street.
King is the oldest son of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott-King. He’s followed their footsteps into leadership that includes county government in his native Atlanta, Georgia and being at the helm of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, founded by his father. King is also the president of the King Center.
Indivizible was started by Mayor Kevin Johnson in 2011. Its vision is to see the African American community become one of the most powerful economic and political forces in the country. The group has set a three-part agenda that includes eliminating the achievement gap by ensuring that all African American children are attending high performing schools; increasing income and wealth in the African American community, and ensuring African Americans have equal representation in the democratic process.
Past guest speakers have included journalist and television personality Roland Martin, Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson and Minnejean Brown Trickey of Little Rock Nine fame.
For more information, visit www.indivizible.com