Saturday, January 13, 2024

For a new world


MONDAY, JANUARY 15 at the Viterbo Fine Arts Center, La Crosse

Celebrate and honor the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior with neighbors and friends, and honor our local leaders who embody his spirit and determination to "re-dedicate ourselves to the long and bitter, but beautiful, struggle for a new world."

*Note: Doors open at 6:30 PM.  Free and open to the public. This event also live-streamed via Facebook at

Guest Speaker, Rev. Alexander Gee. Rev. Gee is CEO of The Center for Black Excellence and Culture. Gee is a published author, adjunct faculty, community activist, life coach, international lecturer, and relief worker. Gee is considered a serial social entrepreneur, having started four successful small businesses and initiatives that currently employ nearly 40 staff.

In recognition of his work within the local community, Rev. Gee has received numerous honors, such as the 1994 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award from the City of Madison. Rev. Gee studied at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Fuller Seminary, and Bakke Graduate University. He is the author of two books and host for the award-winning podcast, Black Like Me.

Attendees of his presentation in celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will come away with a deeper appreciation of the life of Dr. King and how we can continue his legacy today. 

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