(GraceMediaservices.com) Mpls/Saint Paul, MN, January 18, 2011 - Watch on GMSNewsChannel.com The state Council on Black Minnesotans marked the 25th anniversary of the state's adoption of the federal Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. The theme for this year's program "Unarmed Truth:" The Blueprint for Lasting Change" hosted on January 17, 2011 at the Concordia University. Keynote speaker Robin Hickman is President of SoulTouch, a Saint Paul Independent TV/Film Producer, Social Impact Activist and Community Engagement consultant.
A bill to adopt the federal holiday in Minnesota was introduced to the Minnesota Legislature by Rep. Randolph Staten. The measure was signed into law in January 1986. Council on Black Minnesotans Chairman Lester Collins clarifies record about community controversy in Staten as keynote speaker. Watch: news clip.
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