Building A Legacy of Success – African American Hall of Fame Celebrates 32nd Annual Red, Black, & Green Ball, February 29, 2020

Annie Turnbo MaloneCarl AdamsEva JonesRonda GuytonSherry CannonSherry Harvey Davis, keynote speaker 2020 Inductees and Keynote Speaker The African American Hall of Fame will honor the 2020 inductees as part of the 32nd Annual Red, Black, and Green Ball celebration on Saturday, February 29, 2020, 5:45 p.m. at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. This is the premier … Continue reading Building A Legacy of Success – African American Hall of Fame Celebrates 32nd Annual Red, Black, & Green Ball, February 29, 2020

Attacking a Major Health Challenge, Dr. King's Mentee, John R. Lewis, faces a fight for better health in the struggle for his life By Cassiette West-Williams

U.S. House of Representative John Robert Lewis, D-GA, is not one to rest on his professional or personal laurels. He has been elected 17 times to his government post since 1981 and represented civil rights deeds since 1957, yet he is attempting to jump another hurdle with his health. UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 24: Rep. … Continue reading Attacking a Major Health Challenge, Dr. King's Mentee, John R. Lewis, faces a fight for better health in the struggle for his life By Cassiette West-Williams

Andrew Gillum to give keynote address at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon, January 20, 2020

Andrew Gillum Andrew Gillum will give the keynote address at the January 20, 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon at the Peoria Civic Center. Doors open at 11 a.m., and the luncheon begins at Noon. A champion for everyday people, Andrew Gillum inspired millions across Florida and the nation in 2018. He surged … Continue reading Andrew Gillum to give keynote address at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon, January 20, 2020

2020 Martin Luther King Freedom March & Commemorative Service, January 20, 2020

This 2020 King Holiday observance will mark the 34th year of the national holiday and the 91st birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The King Holiday Committee of Peoria Inc. announces the following activities on MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2020: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. FREEDOM MARCH: Assemble: 1:30 pm and Depart: 2:00 pm. Marchers … Continue reading 2020 Martin Luther King Freedom March & Commemorative Service, January 20, 2020

20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Choral Celebration “God’s Trombones”, January 18, 2020, By Dr. Francesca Armmer

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for a tremendous opportunity to experience the landmark dramatic presentation of “God’s Trombones”, poems by James Weldon Johnson based upon American Negro Folk Sermons. The music by Roy Ringwald is based upon the American Negro Spiritual. On Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 7:30 pm, at the Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center, … Continue reading 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Choral Celebration “God’s Trombones”, January 18, 2020, By Dr. Francesca Armmer