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Luncheon keeps MLK’s “dream alive”

The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority sponsored after school group, Emerging Young Leaders, laugh with Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon’s keynote speaker Major General Barrye Price after his “Up Close and Personal” meeting in Traditions Lounge on Monday.
January 19, 2016
Barry Price, who became the first African-American to earn a doctorate from the Department of History at the University of Texas A&M, spoke at this year’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon.

‘The man behind the legend’

Guests to the Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon are served their meals before the guest speaker takes the stage during the 2015 annual event in Carter Hall. This year’s luncheon will include guest speaker Major General Barrye L. Price, the first African American to obtain a doctorate from the Department of History of Texas A&M University.
Keynote speaker to humanize MLK Jr., provide less-known details on activist's life.
January 13, 2016
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon will feature Major General Barrye Price who travels the globe speaking of Dr. King.
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