NAACP President Gerald Griggs gives keynote speech at Stone Mountain street renaming to MLK Dr.
For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the City of Stone Mountain conducted a Freedom March & Honorary Street Renaming Celebration. The street that was once E. Mountain Street is now named Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in honor of the Great Civil Rights Activist.
The Mayor of Stone Mountain, Beverly Jones unveiled the new sign along with several Commissioners such as Lorraine Cochran-Johnson, Steve Bradshaw, CEO of Dekalb Michael L. Thurmond, Bishop Eric Cannady, Rev. Orsa Parker, Rev. Canty, Community Activist Shar Bates, NAACP President Gerald Griggs, and others.
President Gerald Griggs gave the keynote speech of the Martin Luther King renaming.