MyUrbanReport received an e-mail from the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists regarding an upcoming video screening.
Below is the press release.
Historyâ„¢ PRESENTS â€œKINGâ€ with Tom Brokaw
A stirring new look at the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
WHO: Historyâ„¢ and Comcast in partnership with Morehouse College and Realizing the Dream
WHAT: Will present a 30-minute screening of â€œKINGâ€, a History special featuring a stirring look inside the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with veteran newsman, Tom Brokaw. Immediately following the screening Brokaw, Martin Luther King, III, Morehouse College President Robert M. Franklin, Jr. and students will share their thoughts and memories as they reflect on the life of Dr. â€œKINGâ€
WHEN: Thursday, April 3, 2008
7pm – 7:30pm – screening
7:30pm â€“ 9:30pm. – conversations between students, Tom Brokaw, Martin Luther King, III, and Morehouse College President Robert M. Franklin, Jr.
WHERE: Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College Campus
830 Westview Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30314
â€œKINGâ€ will take viewers on an unprecedented historical journey back in time and back to the present. The â€œKINGâ€ special will delve deep into the man, the questions, the myths and, most importantly, the relevance of Dr. Kingâ€™s message today. The screening also features interviews from civil rights activists. Among those in the special are, Former Ambassador Andrew Young, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, Harry Belafonte, Former President Bill Clinton, Chuck D and Forest Whitaker.
The two-hour â€œKINGâ€ special premieres on History on Sunday, April 6, 8pm/7c.