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5:00 PM - 7:30 PM, March 9, 2019
Polsky Theatre
Community, Campus Life, Arts & Performances

"Building the Beloved Community: Love Is the Only Way," featuring Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“We must discover the power of love, the power, the redemptive power of love. And when we discover that, we will be able to make this old world a new world. We will be able to make men better. Love is the only way.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Civil rights activist. Former college professor and Georgia State Legislator. Author, stage and screen actress. Dr. Alveda King will tell about her role as guardian of the King family legacy.

Appearing on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, King’s global mission is to enhance the lives of people spiritually, economically, intellectually and socially.

The event will have guest appearances and performances by:

  • Pastor Willie Thornton
  • LyLena Estabine
  • Cynthia K. Johnson
  • Kansas City Boys and Girls Choirs
  • The Ethnic Enrichment Commission of Kansas City
Vivian Avery, Event Chairperson • Dr. Cynthia “Mama J” Johnson, Artistic Director