2022 MLK Remembrance Ceremony (Event Recap)

On Monday, April 4, 2022, the City of Dallas Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center hosted its 8th annual MLK Remembrance Ceremony to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy, marking 54 years since Dr. King’s untimely death. 

Special guests included Keynote Speaker, Rev. Dr. Michael W. Waters, Author, Activist, and Pastor of Abundant Life A.M.E. Church; John Carter, Founder of Turner 12; Jesuorobo Enobakhare, Jr. with the Alpha Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; Attorney Stephen Pipkin, Pipkin Law Firm; Dallas City Councilman Adam Bazaldua, representing District 7; James Madison High School JROTC; Candace E. Wicks, Mistress of Ceremony and MLK Advisory Board Vice Chair (District 3); Pastor Donna Slater, MLK Advisory Board (District 5); Clara Brown-Trimble, MLK Advisory Board Chair (District 10); and Kelly Drake, MLK Advisory Board (District 9).

Entertainment was provided by Marcia Jones and Vicky Rone. KBP Foods DBA KFC and Empowering the Masses sponsored dinner and refreshments.

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