Renowned civil rights speaker, Lecia Brooks, visits COM for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Posted on: January 27, 2012


Lecia Brooks, director of outreach for the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Ala., was the guest speaker at College of the Mainland’s Dr. Martin  Luther King Jr. and Black History Month Celebration on Thursday.
She said “race relations have improved tremendously” since Dr. King’s speech in 1963 but emphasized the importance of  working towards Dr. King’s dreams of eradicating poverty.

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