Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Spirit of King Award

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Spirit of King Award

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#Legacy The 30th annual Spirit of King Award Ceremony was held at The Kingsley Association in Larimer Thursday to honor two individuals who in life exemplified the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.: the late Curtis Walker and the late Dorothy Height. The program was sponsored by the Port Authority, The Kingsley Association, the Pirates and the New Pittsburgh Courier.

#HonorTheDreamers That was the sentiment Mayor Bill Peduto expressed to the nearly 100 guests who came to pay tribute to the memory of the honorees as well as their families. Presiding over the event was Malik Bankston, Kingsley Association executive director, with board chair Max King welcoming everyone. Pastor Randy Bush gave the invocation. Flora Jackson, president of the National Council of Negro Women accepted the award on behalf of Ms. …

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