13th Annual King Fest celebrates Dr. King’s 85th Birthday

January 23, 2014

The 13th Annual King Fest – A Service of Celebration and Remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was held at the Wisconsin African American Women’s Center, 3020 W. Vliet Street on Monday, January 20, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. The event theme was “Remember, Celebrate, On Black Self-Love, Re-Educate Ourselves to Dr. King’s Dream for the World.” The keynote speaker was Dr. Leonard Jeffries who said “…the event was truly an opportunity to celebrate and rededicate our lives to this great liberation legacy which shows how we can come together as a people manifesting inter-generational love and respect.” The King Fest event was founded by Meleki Aljunani (deceased), Kia Smith and Janette Herrera. Pictured (from left) are Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, Dr. Leonard Jeffries and Janette Herrera.DSC_0120