Gov. Eric Greitens

Governor Eric Greitens was among the guest speakers when the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus recently celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Greitens, who was the first governor in recent years to attend the annual event, shared a story about his efforts to plan one of the first MLK celebrations at Parkway North High School. The caucus recognized former chairman Tommie Pierson Sr. for his service and presented an award to state Rep. Brandon Ellington for his past service as caucus president. The event also included performances by the Lincoln University Dance Troupe, under the direction of Theresa Ferguson, and gospel recording artist Leslie Johnson. State Rep. Karla May served as the Mistress of Ceremony.

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