ATLANTA-The KHO events continue Sunday, January 10th from 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. with the Book Signing. The King Center invites the community to join King Family members and special guest author Mr. Kit Cummings for the Book Signing. Mr. Cummings will be signing his book, Peace Behind the Wire: A Nonviolent Resolution, that is a personal reflection of the author’s experience behind one of the most dangerous maximum security prisons in Georgia. The results of this monumental social endeavor added steam to a movement of Nonviolence impacting schools, churches, and other prisons within the borders of the United States as well as in countries like South Africa, Mexico, Honduras, and Ukraine
Dr. Bernice A. King, the CEO of The King Center in Atlanta, Georgia said, “We are very pleased to have Mr. Cummings join us for the KHO 2016 Book signing. Peace Behind the Wire speaks directly to the major components of my father’s philosophy and methodology including: nonviolence, social change, civil rights, peace and reconciliation.”
In addition to Mr. Cummings, Dr. Bernice A King will sign copies of her book, Hard Questions, Heart Answers and the biography, Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King, written by her late aunt, Mrs. Edythe Scott Bagley, for which Ms. King wrote the introduction. Dr. Angela Farris Watkins, Dr. King’s niece, will sign copies of both of her books, My Uncle Martin’s Words for America: Martin Luther King, Jr’s Niece Tells How He Made a Differenceand Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Six Guiding Beliefs(As Told By His Niece). Dr. King’s sisterMrs. Christine King Farriswill sign her book, My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Through it All: Reflections on My Life, My Family and My Faith. Dr. King’s niece, Dr. Alveda King will sign her book, King Rules: Ten Truths for You, Your Family and Our Nation to Prosper. Mrs. Naomi King, the widow of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s only brother, Alfred Daniel King, will sign her book, A.D. and M.L. King: Two Brothers Who Dared to Dream.
All of the books will be for sale at The King Center’s Book Store and Resource Center, located adjacent to the auditorium. The Event is FREE and open to the public.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change is a 501c3 organization established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (“The King Center”) is the official living memorial and programmatic nonprofit organization committed to educating the world on the life, legacy and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The King Center serves to inspire new generations to carry forward his unfinished work, strengthen causes and empower change-makers who are continuing his efforts today. The King Center’s premiere educational initiative, Nonviolence365, is based on Dr. King’s nonviolent philosophy and engages participants from various sectors of society, including emerging and next generation leaders, in modules and exercises that enhance communication, leadership, interpersonal and conflict reconciliation skills.