A LEGACY OF RIGHTEUOS PURPOSE: SOCIAL JUSTICE AND RACIAL EQUALITY - A MUST REALITY!
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars" - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
On behalf of the entire Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission we would like to welcome you and invite you to join us for our Upcoming Commemoration. In 2021 we will observe our 39th Annual King Week Celebration. Our 2021 theme, A LEGACY OF RIGHTEOUS PURPOSE: SOCIAL JUSTICE AND RACIAL EQUALITY - A MUST REALITY, is attributed to the Dream and the Dreamer who affirmed, “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars".
Since 1982, the MLK Commission has been organizing a special celebration each year for the Knoxville area to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The weeklong celebration focuses on providing education and leadership training for adults and youth and promotes reconciliation through peaceful conflict resolution. Part of the celebration also includes stories of racial struggles with emphasis on non-violence, equality, and love.
We invite you to join us as we Celebrate and Commemorate. We look forward to seeing you. Feel free to Contact Us if we can provide additional assistance or information. Thank you.
We appreciate your support and as a 501c3 nonprofit we value all donations and contributions. For your convenience you may donate by clicking on the DONATE button or feel free to Contact us.
We are a non-profit, all volunteer operated organization and welcome your support. If you would like to donate today, please click on the Donate button, or feel free to Contact us. We appreciate your support.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission
Post Office Box 155
Knoxville, Tennessee 37901-0155
Check out our Events Page for a listing of all of our upcoming events and activities and please join us for as many as your schedule will allow. We look forward to seeing you.