Martin Luther King III has resigned as president of the King Center formed to promote the legacy of his father.This announcement comes on the heels of another major announcement last week that Bernice King, the surviving daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., was named CEO of the King Center.
He released a statement to the public
“I will be devoting my primary future efforts towards launching a new organization that will focus on supporting a new generation of young “drum majors for justice” worldwide to expand my commitment to the Kingian principles of nonviolence, social justice, and human rights.,” the statement said. “To that end, I will announce further details in the coming weeks.”