Rev. James Lawson
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The LA Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles presented A Celebration of the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Holman United Methodist Church. The interfaith celebration was hosted by Leo Stallworth, KABC News and included The Leo Baeck Temple Chorus performing with the ICYOLA Chorus and Orchestra. Rabbi Ken Chasen shared details of the historical participation of Jews and other people of faith in the civil rights movement. Non-violent strategist, former pastor at Holman, and the preacher who summoned Rev. King to Memphis, Rev. James Lawson, and his wife attended the celebration.