Topeka, Kansas (WIBW) – Topeka hosts a week-long event honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Living the Dream will host its annual Scholarship and Awards Gala on Saturday night with a keynote address from Reverend Markel Hutchins. He’s from Atlanta and founded a group called Movement Forward.
Hutchings spoke with 13-year-old Melissa Brunner via Zoom for an interview with Eye in Kansas, NE. He will share the message and how he was influenced by growing up around the civil rights leaders who worked with Dr. King, including his widow, Coretta Scott King. I shared a little
Saturday night’s banquet is sold out, but Living the Dream invites you to other events. These include community services on Sundays at 7:00 pm at New Mount Zion Church, 2801 SW Indiana Ave. This free event will be held at New Life Baptist Church, 3601 SW 10th Ave. Featuring Dr. Beryl New of Topeka Public Schools and Laquanda Jacobs, who was released from prison by the Innocence Project.
For a complete schedule of events and details, please visit ltdtopeka.com.
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