2009 – Rebecca Walker
“The Legacy of Dr. King”
Rebecca Walker addressed the audience, focusing on the legacy of Dr. King and the relevance of that legacy today: how far we’ve come, how far we’ve yet to go. Walker is a best-selling author, an acclaimed speaker and teacher, as well as an award-winning visionary and activist. Because of her transformative views on race, gender, sexuality and power, Time Magazine named her one of the fifty most influential American leaders of her generation.