Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute at the Capitol


What:              32nd annual ceremony and proclamation to celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday in Georgia

When:             January 13, 2017
10:45am – 12:30pm (music begins at 10:45; formal program at 11:00)

Where:           Georgia State Capitol, North Wing

Who:               Governor Nathan Deal

Ambassador Andrew Young (keynote speech)

Members of the King family

Members of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council              

Why:               To commemorate Dr. King’s commitment to Civil Rights and recognize Georgians promoting his principles.



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