Newark Mayor Cory Booker is scheduled to keynote this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast in Minneapolis. Booker, who is serving in his second term as Newark’s mayor, will speak at the Minneapolis Convention Center on January 17th. Dr. Michael Lomax, president and CEO of the UNCF (the United Negro College Fund) is also scheduled to speak.
The breakfast typically draws crowds of 2,000 people and makes it one of the largest events honoring MLK Day. Gov. Dayton, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and others are expected to attend the event.