The First Sunday Lecture Series kicked off Black History Month with Christine King Farris yesterday. Ms. Farris is the sister of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the only surviving member of the King family. She is the author of the children's book My Brother Martin and has been on the faculty of Spelman College since 1958. She lives with her husband in Atlanta.
Ms. Farris spoke on civil rights in America and of her life experiences. This special lecture was the keynote event for Smyrna Library's celebration of Black History Month. The lecture was in the Community Center due to the large crowd.