A veritable who’s who in Black excellence attended, spoke or did both at the events in Memphis commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination on April 4. Have a look at these photos to see who was there.

1. Roland Martin

Roland Martin Source:Susan Henry

2. Rev. James Lawson

3. Roland Martin with Kameron Whalum and Rev. Kenneth T Whalum Jr.

Kenneth Whalum & Kameron Whalum Source:Susan Henry

4. Rev. Jesse Jackson

5. Roland Martin with Noelle Trent

Roland and Noelle Trent Source:Susan Henry

6. Al Green


MLK50 Source:Susan Henry


(from left) Rev. Al Sharpton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Martin Luther King III


MLK50 attendees Source:Susan Henry

10. LeVar Burton

11. Kim Coles with Roland Martin

Kim Coles Source:Susan Henry


Rev. Al Sharpton, Sheila E., Martin Luther King lll, his wife Arndrea, and their daughter Yolanda Renee King.

13. Roland Martin and Rev. Kenneth T Whalum Jr.

Kenneth Whalum & Kameron Whalum Source:Susan Henry


Rev. Jesse Jackson and National Urban League President Marc Morial

15. Kristin Clarke, president & executive director of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Kristin Clarke, lawyers Committee Source:Susan Henry


Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

17. The Lorraine Motel

Lorraine Motel Source:Susan Henry


19. Tamika Mallory

Tamika Mallory Source:Susan Henry


21. Leaders of the Women’s March

leaders of the women's march Source:Susan Henry


23. Gina Belafonte

Gina Belafonte Source:Susan Henry


25. Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson Source:Susan Henry


27. Rep. Barbara Lee

Rep Barbara Lee Source:Susan Henry



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