Rev. Clyde Brooks, a noted scholar in education, business, and theology, worked with Dr. King when he was in Chicago, and decided to launch an annual celebration of the life, work, and birthday of Dr. King in 1971. This event has evolved over the years to host various speakers from around the world.
Past Speakers Attending Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance and Celebration
Muhammad Ali (U.S. Heavyweight Boxing Champion)
Ronald Reagan via Satellite (Former President of the United States)
Reverend Jessie Jackson (President, Rainbow Push Coalition)