Media Advisory: Chevrolet Table of Brotherhood Tour Arrives in Washington, D.C.

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    Media Advisory: Chevrolet Table of Brotherhood Tour Arrives in Washington, D.C.

    PR Newswire

    WASHINGTON, D.C. ? The Chevrolet "Table of Brotherhood" four-city tour culminates in the nation's capital this week with the Aug. 28 dedication of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. The memorial pays tribute to Dr. King's legacy, and reminds future generations of his timeless message.

    Chevrolet and the General Motors Foundation are helping raise awareness of the memorial through the "Table of Brotherhood Tour," which so far has stopped in Atlanta, Chicago and Memphis. The final tour stop will consist of organized conversations about issues as relevant and poignant today as they were when King spoke about them decades ago, and will be moderated by CNN Analyst Roland Martin. ?

    The discussion will cover the following topics:

    The Future of Education * Realizing the Dream: Freedom, Racism and Progress *
    The Future of our Youth * Civil Rights Progress: A Look Back/A Look Forward

    The event is free and the public is welcome to attend and witness the discussion.

    If interested in an interview, please contact Nina Price by 5 p.m. EDT, on Wednesday, Aug. 24. ?Interviews are being scheduled in 15-minute intervals between noon and 1:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel.

    WHO:

    Chris Perry – GM Vice President of Global Chevrolet Marketing & Strategy

    Vivian Pickard – GM Foundation President and GM Corporate Relations Director

    Eric Peterson – GM Vice President of Diversity

    Harry JohnsonMartin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Foundation CEO & President

    Ray Baker – Radio Personality/DJ

    Beverly Bond – Founder of Black Girls Rock!

    Christine Chen – Executive Director APIAVote

    Congressman John Conyers, Jr. ?-US House of Reps for 14th District in Michigan

    Alexis Herman – Former Secretary of Labor

    Arianna Huffington – President & Editor-in-Chief of the AOL Huffington Post Media Group

    Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. – Founder and President of Rainbow PUSH Coalition

    Debra Lee – President and CEO of BET Holdings, Inc.

    Herman "Skip" Mason, Jr. – 33rd General President of Alpha Phi Alpha

    Norman Mineta – Former Secretary of Transportation

    Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. – Theologian, Pastor, and Civic Leader

    Carlos Rota – President & CEO of the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility

    Kenon Walker -Tour Guide National Civil Rights Museum

    Rev. Dr. Dennis Wiley – Pastor

    Ambassador Andrew Young – Chairman of Good works International

    WHEN:

    Friday, Aug. 26, 2011

    Doors Open: 3 p.m.; Media can begin arriving at 2 p.m.

    Program begins: 3:30 p.m.

    WHERE:

    Washington Convention Center

    801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW

    Washington, DC ?20001

    CONTACT:

    Nina Price

    GM Diversity Communications Manager

    716-512-1536

    nina.price@gm.com

    /PRNewswire — Aug. 22, 2011/

    SOURCE General Motors