Alveda King and Niger InnisCivil Rights Activist; National Spokesman, CORE
As a “Guardian of the King Family Legacy” Alveda is a noted civil rights activist. She is often in demand for her knowledge and firsthand experience in the 20th Century Civil Rights Movement headed by her uncle Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and supported by her father, his brother Rev. A. D. Williams King. Alveda is a Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, a grateful mother and grandmother. She is a respected lecturer, former college professor, author, mentor, stage and screen actress, Georgia State Legislator and presidential appointee. <br /> <br /> She has been elected to sit on several boards, and has received numerous awards and honors. Through her ministry of Alveda King Ministries; ministry in her local Church, Believers’ Bible Christian Church in Atlanta, GA; and her vocation as Director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life, she devotes her God- given gifts and talents of writing, singing, song writing, producing and directing media projects and other gifts “to glorify God in the earth”. Among her most popular books are I DON’T WANT YOUR MAN, I WANT MY OWN; WHO WE ARE IN CHRIST JESUS; and the newly released LIFE AT ALL COSTS, a National Black Prolife Coalition Anthology.<br /> <br /> Alveda often appears on television and is heard on radio shows across the world. She is a regular contributor for the Newsmax “Insiders” column. Her media appearances have included CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, Huckabee, Beck, Hannity and other national and global media hosts. She has traveled to Africa, Israel, Europe and other locations, and her global and biblical worldview is appreciated, though often perceived as “controversial” depending upon the audience.<br /> <br /> Niger Innis currently serves as the National Spokesman for the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and is the Executive Director for TheTeaParty.net. He works closely with the National Chairman and represents CORE across the United States and around the world. In addition to his role with CORE and TheTeaParty.net Mr. Innis serves in the following capacities: Co-Chairman of the Affordable Power Alliance (APA), a coalition of Latino and African American ministerial organizations; Senior Citizen Advocates, which fights against public policies that raise energy (and associated) costs; various Chambers of Commerce; Advisory Committee Project 21 for the National Center for Public Policy Research; Consultant to EEN247.com, Empowerment and Excellence cable channel; NRA Membership Committee and NRA lifetime member. In December 2012, Niger co-founded the New America organization with Julie Hereford, Victor Chaltiel, Carlo Maffat and Leo Bletnitsky.<br /> <br /> Mr. Innis served as campaign manager for the Roy Innis Mayoral Campaign during the 1993 New York City Democratic Party primary and helped to garner more than 25% of the vote. In 1997 Mr. Innis served as a delegate to the 19th American-German Young Leaders Conference and was later selected by senior US leaders to serve on the American Delegation to the American Swiss Foundation Young Leaders Conference in Zurich, Switzerland.<br /> <br /> Mr. Innis' Civil Rights and political activities led to regular and various television and radio appearances around the world. He was hired as a Political & Social commentator for MSNBC and for NPR (National Public Radio). He has also been a guest on CNN, BBC, CBC, Al-Jeezera, Fox News Channel, ABC News, CBS News, et. Mr. Innis is currently a commentator for NBC News in his adopted home state of Nevada.<br /> <br /> In 1990, Mr. Innis attended Georgetown University and pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. Mr. Innis, born and raised in Harlem, New York, currently lives in North Las Vegas, <br /> Nevada.