Florida State Sen. Bobby Powell, Jr., a 2003 graduate FAMU graduate with a degree in journalism, will be the keynote speaker for the 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual Convocation.
The event will be broadcast on FAMU TV 20 and on the FAMU Facebook and YouTube channels at 10:10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15.
Powell is the Democratic leader pro tempore in the Florida Senate. He serves on the Senate Appropriations, Commerce and Tourism, Community Affairs, Criminal Justice and Rules committees. He represents a portion of Palm Beach County.