About the MLK Parade Foundation

Our sole purpose is to promote Racial Harmony through Educational and Promotional concepts and ideas.

 

Our Educational Concepts include the following:

  • Consensus Building through the awareness of oneness and common values.

  • Networking through the Public, Private Schools and Churches by interacting with Administrators, Educators, and Ministers on the importance of respecting all cultures ethnicity and spiritual beliefs.

 

Our Promotional Concepts include the following:

  • Emphasizing The Greatness of Multi-Cultural Diversity through Community Sponsored Events.

  • Raising the Awareness of Commonalities through differences that culminates each year on the Third Monday in January, the official Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration.

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About the 2023 Theme

There is but one race—The Human Race. This message was articulated very clearly by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a visionary who insightfully and eloquently challenged one’s perspective about humanity and the American experience. America’s strength is her shared differences with other creeds and cultures. It is our differences that make us uniquely gifted and strong, as evidenced by a mutual presence that intertwines our destiny. Our differences are not to be shunned or silenced. We have opportunities to applaud and celebrate our uniqueness recognizing America is more than a country. While it is the “dwelling place” for those who desire peace and prosperity, it is also a “destination point” for brethren seeking the possibilities of positive change. 

 

This year’s theme is Drum Majors for the Dream.   A Diverse Parade for a Diverse Community.

Charles Stamps

Founder/Executive Board President

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