Dr. Fayneese Miller, dean of the College of Education and Social Services at University of Vermont, will speak tomorrow.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
The following is a press release about the 12th annual World of Wellesley Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast taking place tomorrow at Sun Life Financial: Dr. Fayneese Miller, dean of the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont, will address Wellesley’s 12th annual Martin Luther King Day breakfast on January 16, 2012, at Sun Life Executive Park at Wellesley Gateway (intersection of routes 9 and 128). Breakfast food will be available beginning at 8:00 a.m. and the program will take place from 8:30 to 10:00. The breakfast is jointly sponsored by the World of Wellesley (WOW), the Interfaith Community for Action in Wellesley, and Sun Life Financial. Keynote speaker Fayneese Miller is a social psychologist who…
Carole Simpson, a former network news anchor, described her personal encounter with the civil rights leader at WOW's 11th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast.
On a day when Americans remember the bold words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Carole Simpson, a longtime ABC News reporter and the keynote speaker at the World of Wellesley’s 11th annual MLK Breakfast at Sun Life Fiancial, recalled the civil rights leader’s softer words — whispers, in fact — that changed her life more than 45 years ago. “I had only been reporting for a year,” said Simpson, who was then the first and only female broadcast journalist in her hometown Chicago, “when Dr. King held a news conference in Atlanta announcing he was bringing his non-violent crusade to Chicago — but he didn’t say why.” It was late 1965, and the inexperienced Simpson would not have been WCFL Radio’s usual choice to cover an event as significant as …