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(l-r) Tom Wilson, pastor at First Church of the Brethren Chicago and Martin Luther King Jr, mid 1960s.

Where is MLK?

How is Martin Luther King Jr. remembered in your neighborhood? How would our national history be different if he had never been assassinated?

It has been 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated…and Intercultural Ministries Invites you to consider his legacy in our communities today. I am inviting you to fill out a survey that will help us think about the ways our communities remember King and his legacy including in naming spaces and places in his honor. Is there a space in your community named after King? Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey to tell us more about it:

Survey button

Also - You’re invited to a call where we will consider MLK's legacy, what might have happened had he lived - and the results of the survey.

When: Thursday, May 3 at 1:00 EST

Where: This is a call you can join from anywhere!
To join by video call:
To join by phone: Dial 415-762-9988. Meeting ID is 833919968 (No participant ID)

The National Geographic magazine (April 2018: Special Issue on Race) that explore these questions in the articles available online:

PLEASE, be sure to read these articles if you plan to be on the call. If you cannot be on the call, but want to be in conversation inspired by these questions or articles, please reach out to Gimbiya Kettering at

Seeking Peace and Joy,


PS Want to keep talking about all things related to culture and race? Consider joining our pre-Conference event (July 2-3rd): Dikaios and Discipleship


Contact: Gimbiya Kettering
1451 Dundee Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120