Tickets on sale for MLK 'Share the Dream' Awards Banquet

News Release — 1 November 2010


Media contact: Bridget Lewis, (817) 272-2761,

ARLINGTON - Tickets are now on sale for an event honoring slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. The “Sharing the Dream” Awards Banquet will be held Friday, Jan. 14, at UT Arlington. The keynote speaker is Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles of Memphis, TN.

Rev. Kyles is a humanitarian, a resource on the civil rights movement and an eyewitness to the assassination of Dr. King on April 3, 1968. He also is the only person, still living, who shared the last hour of Dr. King’s life with him on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis.

The MLK banquet will honor those who are making a difference in the lives of those in the Arlington community. You can nominate an individual or group for a MLK “Sharing the Dream” Award at Nominations close Monday, Nov. 15.

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