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“The Legacy of MLK: Is it Still Just a Dream?” (October 2011)

In honor of the MLK Memorial Dedication, Districtly Speaking debuted its town hall presentation with a town hall discussion on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Panelists discussed the progress of race relations since the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s and the significance of Barack Obama’s election. It was a perfect way for Districtly Speaking to begin its town halls!

Panelists:
Marcus Skelton, former Chairman of the DC Young Republicans
Juanita Moore, Conference Scheduler, Ropes and Gray, LLC
Nels Olson, Correspondence Specialist, U.S. Department of Education
Michele Coleman, Life-long Washingtonian & Community Activist
James McBean, Executive Director & Founder, Jamaican Fencing Association

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