In the next few hours Franklin will receive an award at the SCLC-SC King Legacy Awards Gala on Jan. 18, 2016, hosted by CBS’s Code Black actor William Allen Young. The organization has previously honored Greys Anatomy’s Jesse Williams.
The SCLC-SC King Legacy Awards Gala is special, because it is presented by the only organization established by Dr, King, and honors those men and women who reflect the mission, vision and dream of our founder, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The SCLC-SC King Legacy Week provides a diversity of programming over seven days for everyone of all ages and backgrounds.”
Honorable mentions should be given to three Pastors fighting right now in the streets for dignity and respect.
They are as follows:
A. R. Bernard (born, 10 August 1953) is the Founder, Senior Pastor and CEO of Christian Cultural Center (CCC) located in Brooklyn, New York, United States.
Jamal Harrison Bryant (born May 21, 1971) is an African-American preacher and pastor of the Empowerment Temple AME Church in his hometown of Baltimore. He is the son of Bishop John Richard Bryant, Senior Bishop and Presiding Prelate of the Fourth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America.Read these related stories.
Pastor Alfred Harris a pastor who isfighting in Flint Michigan right now for clean water. He is a member of The Concerned Pastors Coalition for Clean Water to fight for better water for residents
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MLK Jr.’s Dream Now: 3 Pastor’s That Are Keeping The Dream Alive was originally published on elev8.com