Tag: MLK Celebration

PBSC honors four individuals, an organization at MLK celebration

Palm Beach State College held its 22nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration virtually Jan. 21 with keynote speaker Yvette Miley, an award-winning journalist and NBCUniversal News Group executive who was raised in Riviera Beach.
Themed “Activism, Advocacy and Allyship Toward Equality,” the event was livestreamed from the Duncan Theatre and included an awards presentation for this year’s recipients of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award.
Watch a recap. View more photos on Flickr. … Continue reading PBSC honors four individuals, an organization at MLK celebration

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NBCUniversal executive and Riviera Beach native to speak at virtual MLK celebration

Palm Beach State College’s 22nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration will be virtual and feature keynote speaker Yvette Miley, an award-winning journalist and NBCUniversal News Group executive who was raised in Riviera Beach.
Themed “Activism, Advocacy and Allyship Toward Equality,” the event will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 21 and is open to the public. Attendees are asked to RSVP at www.palmbeachstate.edu/mlk. The link to the livestream will be accessible on the College’s website. … Continue reading NBCUniversal executive and Riviera Beach native to speak at virtual MLK celebration

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Nearly 700 people attend King celebration

Nearly 700 people attended the Palm Beach State College 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Jan. 16 with keynote speaker Paula Williams Madison.

The former NBCUniversal executive who currently is chairman and CEO of Madison Media Management LLC and founding partner with The Group LLC, spoke for about 30 minutes, telling the crowd about her life as the daughter of immigrant parents from Kingston, Jamaica who had come to the United States to pursue the America dream that King envisioned. … Continue reading Nearly 700 people attend King celebration

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Paula Madison to speak at 21st annual King celebration

Paula Williams Madison, a former NBCUniversal executive who currently is chairman and CEO of Madison Media Management LLC and founding partner with The Group LLC, will be the keynote speaker at Palm Beach State College’s 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.
The celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 16 in the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth campus. It is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to RSVP at www.palmbeachstate.edu/MLK. … Continue reading Paula Madison to speak at 21st annual King celebration

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MLK Celebration draws more than 600 people

More than 600 people packed the Duncan Theatre for the 19th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration where keynote speaker Symone Sanders said “the only thing that has ever moved the needle in this country, in our communities and in our neighborhoods is bold, radical and revolutionary change.”

Symone,  democratic strategist and CNN political commentator, used  this year’s recipients of the Martin Luther King, Jr.  Leadership Award and Dr. King’s legacy to encourage the crowd to not wait until they are asked to do something to serve and improve their communities. … Continue reading MLK Celebration draws more than 600 people

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