18th Annual Martin Luther King Day Commemorative Breakfast
Monday, January 15, 2018 at 8 AM / Doors at 7 AM
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History presents the 18th annual Martin Luther King Day Commemorative Breakfast featuring keynote speaker Rev. Dr. Robert M. Franklin, Jr., James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, and Morehouse College President Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Social Ethics. Special guests include Rev. Dr. JoAnn Watson, Associate Pastor of West Side Unity Church and host of the TV and radio show “Wake Up Detroit;” Tiffany Jones, Marathon Petroleum Company LP; and Franklin Wilkerson, ’77, Chapter President, Morehouse College Alumni – Detroit Chapter; with musical performances by Ken Boyd, Isis Damil and T’Zion Israel.
Doors open at 7 AM; valet parking is included with ticket purchase. Breakfast begins at 8 AM followed by the program at 9 AM.
Tickets are $35 and are available at the museum, by phone at (800) 838-3006 or online at http://thewright.org/tickets. GROUPS: Tickets are $30 each when purchased in groups of 10 or more. Tickets include admission to all MLK Day activities and exhibitions. Proceeds benefit the museum’s ongoing educational programming. Sponsored by Marathon Petroleum Company, Detroit Institute of Arts and Wayne County Community College District.