Martin Luther King III to speak at Rowan
GLASSBORO For Rowan University's 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast, the civil rights leader's eldest son will deliver the keynote address.
Martin Luther King III will speak in the ballroom of the student center Jan. 20, the day honoring his father. The annual breakfast will begin at 9:30 a.m.
King's eldest son will talk about his father's civil rights and social justice legacy, as well as his own work through the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and his own nonprofit organization, Realizing the Dream Inc., which in 2010 merged with the King Center.
The Rowan University Foundation-sponsored breakfast raises funds for the William H. Myers Scholarship Endowment Fund, the university said in a news release.
Tickets cost $75 for the breakfast itself; tickets to a meet-and-greet session, originally available for an additional $25, are sold out, according to the event website. Tickets can be ordered online at alumni.rowan.edu or by calling 856-256-5400 until 5 p.m. Wednesday. - Inquirer staff