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Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission

Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission organizes programs and activities that honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote unity amongst our diverse population within the Rocky Mount Community. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the third floor Committee Room of City Hall. Contact the Rocky Mount Human Relations department at 972-1181.

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MLK Statue

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Statue at Martin Luther King Jr. Park

MLK Commission Members and 2015 Oratorical Contest Winners

2014 Annual International Festival of Cultures

Current Members:

Vanessa Whitaker, Chairperson
Jody Wright
Melba W. Tyson
Mary Horne
Rev. Milton Batts
Sherry Battle
Gloria Davis
Rashida Durojaiye
Paula Battle
Thomas Hastye, III
Katrice J. Brown
Michael A. Parker
Gwen Wilkins