The A D King Foundation holds the 50th Commemorative Service for Rev. A.D. King


Civil Rights for the Unborn

July 12, 2019


For Release Immediate Release

Atlanta - The A D King Foundation in collaboration with the National Park Service will hold the 50th Commemorative Service for Rev. A.D. King. The event will take place on July 21st, 2019 at 5 pm in the Heritage Ebenezer Baptist Church located at 101 Jackson, NE, Atlanta Georgia 30312.

The late Rev. A.D. King was the brother of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and co-pastor of the Heritage Ebenezer Baptist Church. He led the poor people’s campaign and was dedicated to the movement of equity, freedom and, justice for all. Rev. A.D. King never sought fame or popularity but was a true advocate for nonviolent social change. His house was bombed on May 11, 1963, in Birmingham as a result of his activism in Ensley and Birmingham Alabama. His Church office was bombed in Louisville Kentucky because of his activism for fighting the good fight and promoting the quest for equity, freedom, and justice. He passed on July 21st, 1969 of a questionable drowning in his backyard pool.

The King Family, Atlanta’s civil rights community; local/state politicians and the public will gather to honor the memory of Rev. A.D. King. The event will allow participants to reflect on the memory of this civil rights icon. Included in the program are: Dr. Christine King Farris, Martin Luther King III, Rev. Anthony Motley, Rev, Kenneth Alexander, Rev Eddy Reynold, Rev Dr. Paul Brinson, Rev Milner, Isaac Newton Farris Jr., Rev Derek King, Rev Dr. Warnock and, Dr. Naomi Ruth King. The A D King Foundation has designated a press area for the event coverage and interviews.

For more information, press only: Contact: Dr. Babs Onabanjo Phone: (770) 873-9265


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