For Immediate Release

March 28, 2022 Contact: press@spotlightpr.org

LIVE FREE to Host Event at Riverside Church Celebrating the Life the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King to be a Special Guest

NEW YORK – LIVE FREE, an entity dedicated to ending the death penalty, gun violence and mass incarceration, today announced the ‘MLK 55 Years Later: Can the Church Study War No More,’ event. The event comes amid a harrowing war in Ukraine, and crisis in the United States. It will celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., while offering hope for leaders advancing justice. It will be held 55 years after the assassination of Dr. King, on April 2 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Riverside Church. The event is free and open to the press.

WHO: Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King

Rev. Michael McBride,

Bishop Leah Daughtry,

Shane Claiborne,

Rev. Traci Blackmon,

Rev. Dr. Brianna Parker,

Rev. Cece Jones-Davis,

Rev. Todd Yeary,

Lisa Sharon Harper,

Brian Courtney Wilson,

Pastors Gabby and Andrew Wilkes,

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis,

Phillip Agnew,

Dr. Ron Daniels,

Andrew Bacevich, and

Common Hymnal

WHAT: MLK 55 Years Later: Can the Church Study War No More

WHEN: April 2, 2022

WHERE: Riverside Church, New York City

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