40th Annual Triangle MLK Celebration

January 17-20, 2020

Raleigh, North Carolina

Prayer Breakfast

Monday, January 20

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Reverend Lisa Yebuah
Pastor, Southeast Raleigh Table

Triangle Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Celebration

The evidence is very strong in today’s society that now is the time to stand for what is humane, right, and just. It is also time to recognize that we are bound together in this world with the potential to create a society of goodness and hope.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. acknowledged the importance of a just society abounding with fairness and basic respect for all people. In his theology and methodology, he embraced a commitment to create a glimpse of the Kingdom of God by stressing the beauty of the “Beloved Community”, where all human and natural life is deemed sacred and worthy of respect and support. He often preached about a single garment of destiny expressing his global vision of justice. On December 11, 1960, in a sermon entitled “The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life”, Dr. King expounds on this vision:

“I am absolutely convinced that God is not interested merely in the freedom of black men and brown men and yellow men. But God is interested in the freedom of the whole human race, the creation of a society where all men will live together as brothers and every man will respect the dignity and worth of all human personality.”

2020 King Leader Award Application

The Triangle Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee is accepting applicants for our annual “King Leader Award”. This award recognizes leaders in our community that exemplify Dr. King’s passionate commitment for transformation and justice. The King Leader Award recipient will be announced at the Triangle Martin Luther King Annual Interfaith Prayer Breakfast on January 20, 2020 as part of the Committee’s celebration of the King Holiday. 

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