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.

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 @

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