MLK Tribute with Dr. Bernice A King

Dr. Bernice A. King will be in Portland and will be speaking on the Legacy of her father; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

The evening celebration will include a music ensemble by the legendary music hall of fame inductees Linda Hornbuckle and Janice Scroggins.

Time: We will meet at 5:30 and the presentation starts at 6 P.M.

Cost:  Tickets are $17.00 and will probably sell out soon. I've already purchased mine. It is open seating.  Free to PSU students (one ticket each).


Dr. Bernice A. King, youngest daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the chief executive officer of The King Center.

Dr. King is a minister, activist and public speaker, focusing on social justice, nonviolence and personal motivation – particularly among young people. She also is a member of Georgia’s state bar, and served as a law clerk in the Fulton County (GA) juvenile court system.

Dr. King spearheaded the Aug. 28 “Let Freedom Ring” event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and her father’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. The event included President Obama and former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, as well as international leaders, dignitaries and entertainers.

A powerful speaker, Dr. King delivered her first sermon at Ebenezer Baptist, the church of her father and grandfather.  She has spoken at the United Nations, the White House, and locations around the world. She is the founder of the nonprofit Be A King organization, whose mission is to help generations of people elevate the way they think, act, live and lead.

The King Center in Atlanta, which she leads, is the largest repository in the world of primary source materials on Martin Luther King, Jr., and the American civil rights movement.

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  • Kyle

    Dang upset I missed this. Hectic week and was hoping it was this weekend. Ah, hope it was as inspiring as I imagine!

    February 14, 2014

  • Mary

    Such an honor and inspiration to be a part of this historical event! Thanks for organizing Amy.

    February 13, 2014

  • Amy M.

    We are front row of bleachers on left hand side.

    February 12, 2014

  • Amy M.

    Address looks like it was off but map referenced in email is correct. We would like to remind you of the event’s location – the Peter Stott Center at 930 SW Hall Blvd on PSU’s campus just south of the Millar Library. Click the link for a map

    February 12, 2014

  • Amy M.

    The Doors for tonight’s event will open at 5:00pm. The event will begin at 6:00pm and there will be no late seating for this event. Also, the Stott Center will be doing bag checks. In order to ease your entry to the building, please consider leaving back packs, bags and purses at home

    February 12, 2014

  • Minaz

    Got my ticket....can't wait to get out and socialize!!!! Looking forward to meeting everyone..... :)

    February 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I got my ticket.

    January 3, 2014

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