Naval Academy Superintendent to Speak at Anne Arundel MLK Jr. Awards Dinner

Annapolis (December 29, 2014) -The 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner will be convened Friday, January 16 at 6 pm. This, the largest celebration of Dr. King’s birthday in Anne Arundel County, will be held at La Fountaine Bleue in Glen Burnie. Vice Admiral Walter Carter, Jr., Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, will be the keynote speaker. A graduate of the Navy Fighter Weapons School,…

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First US Memorial to the Foot Soldiers Of the 1963 March on Washington Unveiling -August 28 in Annapolis

Annapolis, MD (August 26, 2013) – Wednesday, August 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. To commemorate this milestone, the Annapolis-based Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Committee, Inc. will unveil the nation’s first memorial to the 250,000 “foot soldiers” of the March – the ordinary citizens who marched in the demonstration and risked the threat of personal harm to underline support for the civil rights leaders who…

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Coretta Scott King Memorial Dedicated

National, state and local officials and civic leaders today joined ordinary citizens to dedicate a garden tribute to the memory of the late civil rights activist Coretta Scott King at the Edgewater, Md., campus of Sojourner Douglass College in Southern Anne Arundel County. The memorial garden to the widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is the first of its kind in the nation, according to organizers. The…

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BIM Release

With a major observance to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington happening just around the beltway in the nation’s capital, garnering media attention for the unveiling of a memorial to the foot soldiers of the 1963 March on Washington in Annapolis, MD, was no easy task. But with careful research and planning that included amassing a database of local participants in the original March, Image Power Inc.,…

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