Bernice King: 'Worse Than A Depression' If Government Isn't Reopened. It Has To Be About People.

Announces 2019 King Holiday Observance activities

January 11, 2019
Bernice King talked about the government shutdown while announcing the 2019 MLK Holiday Commemorative events

(Photo Credit: The King Center)


King Center CEO, Dr. Bernice A. King, was quite emotional Thursday, as she prepared to announce the slate of public programs and events in celebration of the King Holiday Observance. The National Park Service, which oversees the preservaton of historic sites, was not in attendance inside the Yolanda King Theatre for the announcement. King spoke about the shutdown, and what she thinks needs to happen in order for there to be a resolution.

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