Rev. Al Sharpton Highlights MLK Gala This Saturday at Harris Stowe

by

comment
sharpton3.jpg
According to our records, it's been some time since the Rev. Al Sharpton has visited our fair city.

Yes, sadly for us, Sharpton never took up the Riverfront Times' suggestion that he move to St. Louis and run in last year's mayoral race. (Though just last October Sharpton did weigh in on a local issue when he spoke up against Rush Limbaugh buying the St. Louis Rams.)

Now, we're happy to report that Sharpton is returning to St. Louis this Saturday to serve as the keynote speaker for the 24th Annual "Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration" at Harris Stowe State University.

The program kicks off at 6:30 p.m. at the school's main auditorium and is free and open to the public.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.