Martin Luther King Birthday

Sunday, January 01, 2012 4:03 PM

What if Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had Tweeted the Civil Rights Movement

On Thursday Jan. 12, the Los Angeles Press Club presented a prestigious panel discussion of how Dr. King might have used social media in the civil rights movement.

The event was in honor of Dr. King’s Birthday, Monday Jan. 16.

Panelists:
Diane Watson – Former U.S. Congresswoman
Robert Farrell – Former L.A. City Councilman and Freedom Rider
Rev. William D. Smart Jr. – Chair, SCLC-LA and Union Organizer
Rev. Dr. Lewis E. Logan II –Pastor & Community Organizer
Charlene Muhammad – Journalist and Blogger
Jasmyne Cannick – Journalist and Blogger

Moderated by
Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad – Author/Columnist/Scholar

Read an account of the event and see more photos @http://bit.ly/yaNSP9

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