Monday, January 18, 2010
Farouk is honored to be the Grand Marshall of the parade and will be accompanied by Derrick King, the nephew of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mr. Shami was a nominee for the Dream Keeper Award which recognizes exemplary displays of committed service to the tenets of Dr. King, the ultimate dreamer, and the Reverend's ideals of social responsibility, political empowerment, diversity, racial harmony, nonviolence, and unselfish service.
For more information about the 32nd Annual MLK parade, please visit http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org
Farouk will attend the 22nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast at the George R. Brown Convention Center prior to participating in the parade.