Bernice King http://ripr.org en Daughter of Martin Luther King to visit RI http://ripr.org/post/daughter-martin-luther-king-visit-ri <p>The daughter of the late Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. will be in Providence this week.&nbsp; The Reverend Bernice King will deliver the annual Martin Luther King Jr. lecture at Brown University.&nbsp; Her talk begins at four Wednesday afternoon in the Salomon Center for Teaching. It is free and open to the public.<br><br>King’s talk will focus on health care disparities and other issues of social inequality.<br> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 13:50:36 +0000 Flo Jonic 9313 at http://ripr.org Bernice King at Brown; Charles Ogletree at URI http://ripr.org/post/bernice-king-brown-charles-ogletree-uri <p>Two of the nation’s leading African-American intellectuals will be speaking at Brown University and &nbsp;the University of Rhode Island.</p><p>URI will host Charles Ogletree on Feb. 5. Ogletree is a nationally-known Harvard University Law School professor and longtime mentor and adviser to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Both the Obamas were Ogletree’s students at Harvard. Ogletree is an expert on criminal and civil rights legal issues.</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:12:35 +0000 Scott MacKay 9112 at http://ripr.org