Bernice King

RI News
8:50 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Daughter of Martin Luther King to visit RI

The daughter of the late Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. will be in Providence this week.  The Reverend Bernice King will deliver the annual Martin Luther King Jr. lecture at Brown University.  Her talk begins at four Wednesday afternoon in the Salomon Center for Teaching. It is free and open to the public.

King’s talk will focus on health care disparities and other issues of social inequality.

On Politics
4:12 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Bernice King at Brown; Charles Ogletree at URI

Two of the nation’s leading African-American intellectuals will be speaking at Brown University and  the University of Rhode Island.

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.

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