KingAlveda C. King, niece of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., will serve as the kick-off speaker for Black History Month on the University of Arkansas campus at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, in the Verizon Ballroom in the Arkansas Union. Her address, “What Advocating for Civil Rights Looks Like Today,” will give attendees the historical context of the Civil Rights Movement and inform the audience about what others are doing today in continuing the fight.

Alveda King is a noted civil rights activist, minister, lecturer, former college professor, author, actress, and former Georgia state legislator. Read More