For Immediate Release – September 11, 2006
Alicia Steger (516) 572-9634
How Will the Dream Survive? Dr. Alveda King Speaks About Pro-Life, School Choice, Civil Rights
Garden City, NY—“How Will the Dream Survive?”—an event in which Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will speak about pro-life, school choice and civil rights topics—will take place on Tuesday, October 10 at 11:30 a.m. in the College Center Building. The program is cosponsored by the Respects Life Group at NCC and the NCC Catholic Center.
Dr. Alveda King founded King for America, Inc. to assist people in enriching their lives spiritually, personally, mentally and economically. Currently, she is a minister and Director of African American Outreach for Gospel of Life, which is headed by Father Frank Pavone of Priests for Life. Dr. King also consults with the Africa Humanitarian Christian Fellowship, founded by her mentor, Pastor Allen McNair of Believers’ Bible Christian Church in Atlanta. She is a former college professor and an author of several books, including Sons of Thunder: The King Family Legacy and I Don’t Want Your Man, I Want My Own.
Dr. King received a doctorate of law from Saint Anselm College. She served as a senior fellow of the Alexis de Tocqueville Institute and has been on the boards and committees of several organizations. She also served in the Georgia State House of Representatives.
For more information about “How Will the Dream Survive?” please call NCC Prof. Florence Scarinci at (516) 572-7454.