Media Advisory: Chevrolet Brings Table of Brotherhood Tour to Atlanta

Aug 04, 2011, 12:18 ET from General Motors

ATLANTA, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 28 – the 48th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech – the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial will be unveiled on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

The GM Foundation and Chevrolet are partnering with The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Foundation to help raise awareness around the unveiling with the "Table of Brotherhood" tour in Atlanta.

The tour, moderated by CNN analyst Roland Martin, is designed to encourage an open discussion around relevant topics to Dr. King's message and legacy. The heart of the discussion will be the following topics:

  • The Future of Education
  • Realizing the Dream: Freedom, Racism and Progress
  • The Future of our Youth
  • Civil Rights Progress: A Look Back/A Look Forward

The public is invited to view the discussion and interact with panelists before and after.


Kevin MayerDirector of Chevrolet Advertising and Sales Promotion

Vivian PickardGM Director of Corporate Relations & President of the GM Foundation

Ty Christian – MLK National Memorial Foundation Chief Marketing Strategist

Xernona Clayton – Founder, President & CEO of the Trumpet Awards Foundation, Inc.

Greg Cole – Owner/President of Cole & Athens Chevrolet, Inc.

Amir Faroki – Executive Director of Georgia Forward

Spike Lee – Filmmaker, Actor, Writer, Producer, and Author

Congressman John Lewis – Congressman for the 5th District

State Representative Alisha Thomas Morgan – Georgia House of Representatives

Rev. Otis Moss, Jr. – Mount Olivet Institutional Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio

Lisa Nichols – Best-Selling Author

Reggie Rouse – Vice President, Urban Programming, CBS Radio

Munson Steed – CEO of Steed Media Group, Inc.


Saturday, August 6, 2011

Doors Open: 2 p.m.

Program Begins: 2:30 p.m.


Morehouse College

Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel

830 Westview Drive, S.W., Atlanta, GA

SOURCE General Motors