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 Mayer – Director of Chevrolet Advertising and Sales Promotion
Vivian Pickard – GM 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.
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
830 Westview Drive, S.W., Atlanta, GA
SOURCE General Motors