Featuring guest speaker Rev. Robert R.A. Turner, Ph.D., Pastor, St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Mobile, Alabama – Bishop State will present Keeping The Dream Alive – A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

The event will be held on the Baker - Gaines Central Campus of Bishop State, located on 1365 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue in the Yvonne Kennedy Auditorium. Admission is free.

This year’s guest speaker will be the Reverend Robert R.A. Turner, Ph.D., Pastor, St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Rev. Turner travels the country as a guest lecturer, presenter, and motivational speaker with areas of focus on racism, community development, and faith-based community involvement.

Turner, 32, is the newly-appointed pastor at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Tuscaloosa, having served the Mobile congregation of the same name for three years. He has been a leader in the Mobile community, where he was a keynote speaker at a race relations forum organized by Mobile United.

A member of Leadership Mobile's Class of 2013, Turner served on the board of the Mobile Chapter of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America and the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance.

Bishop State Community College is a state-supported, open-admission, urban community college located in Mobile, Alabama. The College consists of four city campuses, dedicated to serving the residents of Mobile and Washington counties in southwest Alabama. The College is part of the Alabama College System, the state-supported network of two-year community, junior, and technical colleges that serves the residents of Alabama.


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