Please join us on April 4 at 5:00 as we remember a remarkable moment in Indianapolis history. But looking back doesn’t define the experience. Together we’ll hear performances, music, and speakers–including Mayor Joe Hogsett–on the most immediate issues of the day. Hate crimes. Workers rights. Endemic poverty. Violent crime. We welcome your voice to the […]
A special Spirit & Place event hosted by the Kennedy King Memorial Initiative. “I Have A Dream . . . About Indianapolis” Saturday, November 14, 2015 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church 1651 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Avenue Starting with, and going beyond, Dr. King’s famous “I Have A Dream” speech, the […]
On April 4, 2015, in the presence of the steel and bronze memorial that marks the site and the moment, we meet in the park yet again to honor Robert Kennedy’s stirring words and Martin Luther King’s enduring legacy. We will elevate emerging new voices and honor the continuing work of building a strong and […]
The Kennedy King Memorial Initiative builds on the historical events of April 4, 1968 to raise awareness, provoke thought, and inspire action. IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: As communities across the United States respond to the Michael Brown case, the Kennedy King Memorial Initiative (KKMI) seeks to remind all citizens what Robert Kennedy said in Indianapolis […]
As communities across the United States react to the Michael Brown case, the Kennedy King Memorial Initiative (KKMI) reminds all citizens what Robert Kennedy said in Indianapolis over 46 years ago – announcing to a downtown crowd that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life was taken: “What we need in the United States is not […]
Judge David Dryer began our June 6th gathering with a compelling welcome. Listen to his talk here. Thank you all for joining our efforts!
We want to thank everyone for joining us June 6th for a wonderful memorial event! Thanks to the generous efforts of Jeff Kisling we now have a photo tour of the gathering along with Congressman Carson’s poignant speech. Thank you, Jeff, for taking excellent photos and preserving the event for all to enjoy!
As we begin our preparations for the June 6th gathering we are asking the big questions about how to make the world a better place. Here is what a few of our world leaders have to say about peace… “If we can not end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe […]
A special gathering will be held on June 6th at 5:15 PM at the base of the Kennedy King Memorial in King Park at Broadway and 17th to commemorate the death of one of America’s most historic figures, Robert Kennedy. Please join KKMI and members of the community as we honor and remember the day of Robert Kennedy’s assassination. […]
Even though he can not physically see, Raul’s vision is clear. Everybody can be somebody. Peace and joy reign on Earth. Raul Midon is into beating the odds, shattering stereotypes, and making category-defying music. “I was told as a child, ‘You’re blind; you can’t do this,’” Midon told an interviewer in 2005. “I was told […]