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Jim Lucas  

Portrays the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jim Lucas has received acclaim across the nation for his stirring and dramatic recitations and interpretive readings depicting the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A student of the teachings of Dr. King, Jim Lucas is an advocate of his philosophy of non-violent civil action to affect social change. In August 1983, Lucas attended the 20th Anniversary of the March on Washington. It was during that march that Lucas received the inspiration to learn and later recite Dr. King's speeches. Since then, he has traveled through out the United States, Japan, and Korea delivering various renditions of Dr. King's "I Have A Dream," "I've Been to the Mountaintop," and excerpts of the Letter from Birmingham Jail, with personal insights on the civil rights movement then and now, in a dramatic one-man show.

Jim Lucas' stage credits include co-starring in the critically acclaimed play, The Meeting, a powerful drama about the lives, philosophies, and times of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X.

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Reflections - The Life and Times of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mr. Lucas walks you through the Civil Rights movement from the first person perspective of Dr. King. In his stirring and dramatic recitations and interpretive readings, Lucas' portrayal and resemblance to Dr. King has been called "remarkable," "awe-inspiring," "uncanny," and "soulful."

What Would Martin Do? If Dr. King were alive today and reflected on current issues and circumstances from a Civil Rights point of view what would be his reaction to Racial Profiling, Race Relations, the Status of Women and other Minority Groups, and the current Supreme Court Rulings on Affirmative Action?

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