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The 25 Matriarchs of the Civil Rights Movement

 The 25 Matriarchs of the Civil Rights Movement

 A D King Foundation honors 25 matriarchs 

1) MsBillye Aaron – The widow of Rev. Samuel W.…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on November 10, 2015 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Open Letter to the young man who attacked Mrs Naomi King



We must change the system that produced such a young man in our beloved communities.(Mrs. Naomi King)…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on October 13, 2015 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

Honoring Daddy King: City of Stockbridge named Street after MLK Sr.

The City of Stockbridge honored Rev Martin Luther King Sr on October 8, 2015 by naming a street after the father of the civil rights icons, Dr Martin Luther King Jr and Rev A D Williams King.

Present were Dr. Christine King Farris, Mrs. Naomi King, Martin Luther King III, Dr. Toussaint K Hill…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on October 12, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

In the face of violent attack: Mrs. Naomi King calls for peaceful nonviolent resolution

For immediate Release

10/11/15

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"In the face of violent attack: Mrs. Naomi King calls for peaceful nonviolent resolution"



Atlanta, GA: In the aftermath…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on October 11, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Mrs.Naomi King attacked during an attempted carjacking in Atlanta

Mrs. King is home resting after returning from the hospital. The King family would like to thank everyone for their expressions of comfort and prayers with great gratitude.

Someone attacked Naomi King as she tried to enter her retirement community in southwest Atlanta. She's Dr. Martin Luther King…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on October 10, 2015 at 11:04am — 1 Comment

Entrepreneurship - A new paradigm shift for African Growth and Development

I too echo the passion of a great leader and a visionary like Tony Elumelu, and I just want to thank him for his vision and leadership. Entrepreneurship spirit and ideals must be the new paradigm shift in Africa propelling the engine of growth and economic development. The only long lasting driving force of rapid development in Africa must be the implementation of job and wealth creation strategies nothing else can be more effective and sustainable. The universities all over, Africa…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on August 21, 2015 at 2:15am — No Comments

Julian Bond Remembered

Photo credit: Penny Weaver (1940 - 2015)

A courageous hero of our time, always seeking justice, fighting hate and teaching tolerance. He would be missed. Goodbye friend and sleep well.A dios - A D King Foundation. President/Ceo, Dr. Babs…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on August 21, 2015 at 1:47am — No Comments

Entrepreneurial Conference in Atlanta August 30 - September 5, 2015

AD King Foundation Prepares for Second Event after the Success of the First Ever Nigerian Chancellors Entrepreneurial Conference in Atlanta

                                                                                                                           By Kitty J. Pope

On the heels of the first ever historic 50 Nigerian Vice Chancellors (Nigerian University Presidents) Conference hosted by the AD King Foundation in Atlanta, Dr. Babs Onabanjo, organizer…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on July 18, 2015 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

Letter to Mrs Naomi King: Appreciation for the Legacy

Good morning Mrs. Naomi Ruth Barber King,

It was a pleasure attending the DARING TO DREAM: SELMA TO UMASS BOSTON,

UMASS BOSTON TO SELMA event at UMass Boston on April 17, 2015, hearing

about your husband, Rev. A.D. King (I was not aware that Dr. Martin

Luther King had a brother) and taking pictures with you. I am contacting

you to request copies of the pictures that I took with you. There are

about 5: several were taken while I had my magenta jacket and…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on June 14, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Best Entrepreneurship Conference Ever for Nigerian Universities attended by 50 Vice Chancellors

The A.D. King Foundation hosted 50 Nigerian Vice Chancellors (Nigerian University Presidents) to Atlanta Georgia on Monday May 17-23, 2015.

The Chancellor’s mission to visit and observe strategies of colleges and businesses that are successfully using entrepreneurial models which directly affect young leaders and entrepreneurs and to replicate these models in Nigeria was a great success. The Vice Chancellors testimonies can be found on YouTube unrehearsed. The Gala was attended by…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on June 13, 2015 at 7:17pm — No Comments

Entrepreneurship challenges in Nigeria - A paradigm Shift Gala - Date (05/22/2015) Part 1

Practical Entrepreneurship Training for Nigerian Universities(Vice Chancellors and Directors) hosted by A.D. King Foundation in partnership with National Universities Commission(NUC), tetFUND and AraRocks Ltd. Nigeria held at Westin Atlanta Airport May 17th-24th, 2015. Get full details from "youtube.com" Entrepreneurship Challenges In Nigeria

Added by Babs onabanjo on June 2, 2015 at 4:11am — No Comments

IIPT World Symposium March 2015



March 2015

http://www.iipt.org/newsletter/2015/march2015.html



IIPT World…

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Pan-Yoruba Agenda For 2014 Conference

PAN­YORUBA AGENDA FOR 2014 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Posted: 18/Feb/2014

This is a Broad­Based, All­Inclusive, Non­Sectional, Pan­Religious

and Non­Partisan Convention of representatives of the over 45­

million strong Omo Oodua and Ile Karoo o Jiire throughout the

South­West, South­South and North­Central. Aimed at formulating

the Corporate Agenda of the Yoruba Race for the National

Conference (which we have spent the last 20 years canvassing…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on March 3, 2015 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Ferguson Protests

I am disappointed with the decision. However, the…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on November 25, 2014 at 3:30am — 2 Comments

Major General Olukolade: The State of Nigeria Security



NIGERIA’S WAR ON TERROR AND NATIONAL PRIDE

Being a Text of Speech Delivered  By

MAJOR GENERAL AC OLUKOLADE GSS CMH FNIPR mni

At the AD King Foundation Award of

Excellence in Defense Information Dissemination Held at

Atlanta, Georgia, USA on 15 November 2014

 INTRODUCTION

 1.        On my first day at the Nigeria Military School, as my father dropped me off, he said to me, ''Well son, you…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on November 19, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Cultural Exchange For Youth Empowerment

Are you on board? Please donate now! We are asking 1,000 people to donate $5.00 or more to assist with our effort to sponsor 5 students to Brazil as part of the cultural youth empowerment initiative. A D King Foundation sponsored 28 young people to Bahamas last year. With your support, we can change the world one at a time for a better tomorrow. Will you help? Please donate and be a change agent towards building a beloved community of hope, love and…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on September 21, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

Mrs Naomi King Speaks Out After 40 years

For Immediate Release

For further information: 

Marje’ Etheridge, mcetheridge@gmail.com,

678-736-4933 www.adkingfoundation.ning.com

 

In this critical time in the world, when black teens are in danger of being murdered by police, when our newspapers and television screens are filled with images of military tanks and rifles poised at innocent citizens protesting…

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Added by Babs onabanjo on August 26, 2014 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

AD & ML King: Two Brothers Who Dared To Dream

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Added by Babs onabanjo on August 4, 2014 at 7:04am — 1 Comment

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Humanitarians Unite for a Better World

Posted by Babs onabanjo on July 30, 2017 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Good evening and to the organizers of this wonderful Talboy Foundation Fund Raising Gala, I want to say thank you for inviting me. I am extremely grateful.

To Dr. Phillip Talboy, Dr. Neil Shulman, Tashi Mincey, Mcee Al Cole, Dr. Babs Onabanjo, president and Ceo of the A D King…

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Nigeria Needs International Intervention Now than Ever to Prevent Total Disaster - Is Enough Enough?

Posted by Babs onabanjo on July 30, 2017 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

“The Yoruba Liberation Command (YOLICOM) says it is time for the Yoruba nation to exit Nigeria - The group states that Nigeria will never be genuinely restructured by the present crop of political leaders.

“Even if the country will be restructured, it will pass through the National Assembly,…

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Dr. Mrs. Naomi Ruth King Honored

Posted by Babs onabanjo on July 29, 2017 at 7:23am 0 Comments

Remarks to APN

Dr. Mrs. Naomi Ruth Barber King

July 27, 2017

Good afternoon. Please accept these warm greetings with gratitude to the African Pastors Premier Educational Network. On behalf of Dr. Babs Onabanjo, the friends and supporters of the A. D. King Foundation, and myself, we…

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