Martin Luther King III to Speak at UC Berkeley Friday, Feb. 16

by Marie Felde

Berkeley -- Martin Luther King III will speak at the University of California at Berkeley Friday, Feb. 16 at 9 a.m. in Zellerbach Hall. The event is free and open to the community.

King, the second oldest of the four children of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, is a human rights advocate, community activist and political leader.

In the late '70s he represented President Carter in two official delegations to promote peace in foreign countries and in recent years has been active in voter registration drives nationwide and is an advocate for viable solutions to life-threatening environmental issues.

His UC Berkeley appearance is being sponsored by the Office of African-American Student Development and the Office of Public Affairs.

Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and seating will be on a first-come basis.


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