General Information
Date: January 18, 2016
Time: 7:00 a.m. CST
Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Ave S
Minneapolis, MN
Keynote: Deval Patrick
Price: $30.00 per person

Broadcast Schedule:
Watch the MLK Breakfast LIVE on Twin Cities PBS (tpt2) at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 18, 2016, rebroadcast statewide at 8 PM that night on TPT's Minnesota Channel (tptMN), or stream it online at

Eight neighborhoods.
Eight ways to celebrate.

Can't attend the MLK Breakfast at the Convention Center? Register to attend an MLK Breakfast in your community:

These neighborhood celebrations are coordinated by the Saint Paul Area Council of Churches

This Year's Breakfast

The General Mills Foundation and The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) are pleased to present the 26th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast. The breakfast is an opportunity to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy of service and be inspired to live out his dream today in our homes, the community and throughout the world.

This year’s keynote speaker is Deval Patrick, former Governor of Massachusetts and Civil Rights Leader. He will provide powerful messages on this year’s theme: “Civil and Right.”

We will also have entertainment this year with guests Voice of Culture and Steven Daniels and Shiloh Baptist Church.

Please join us for this inspiring community celebration.

Keynote Speaker
Deval Patrick

Deval Patrick served two terms as the 71st governor of Massachusetts. He was reelected to a second term in November 2010, renewing his commitment to expanding opportunity Guided by the advice of his grandmother to “hope for the best and work for it,” Governor Patrick entered office in 2006, a firsttime candidate propelled by an unprecedented grassroots campaign... Read more

Special Guest
Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D.
Since 2004, Dr. Michael Lomax has been president and chief executive officer of UNCF, the nation’s largest private provider of scholarships and other educational support to African American students and a leading advocate of college readiness: students’ need for an education, from pre-school through high school, that prepares them for college success... Read more
Lifetime Legend
The Honorable Michael J. Davis
For 45 years United States Judge Michael J. Davis has had a passion for equal access and equal justice for all.

His lifelong commitment to and pursuit of equal access and equal justice for all began with his work with the Legal Rights Center... Read more
Lifetime Legend
The Honorable Alan C. Page
Alan C. Page was born August 7, 1945, in Canton, Ohio. He graduated from Canton Central Catholic High School in 1963, and received his B.A. in political science from the University of Notre Dame in 1967 and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1978.

After graduating from law school, Alan Page worked as an attorney for a law firm in Minneapolis... Read more
Special Guest
Voice of Culture
Since 2008, VoC has served as a core for Black arts and culture in Minnesota. Voice of Culture is a collection of artists dedicated to the study of West African arts and culture. We are also artists and social activists committed to using our art as a vehicle for social change, namely Black Liberation. Read more
Special Guest
Steven Daniels and Shiloh Gospel Choir
The inception of the recording choir of Shiloh Baptist Church was the vision of its pastor, Rev. Steve Daniels, Jr. Initially the choir, like any other church choir, was solely responsible for rendering soul-stirring and saving music during Sunday morning worship services. However, Pastor Daniels envisioned much, much more for this choir... Read more
Pastor Jonathan Brozozog
Jonathan Brozozog is an entrepreneur and the founding Lead Pastor of Passion Church in Maple Grove, MN. As a fifth-generation preacher, he has witnessed the triumphs and failures within the church community. God has raised him as a leading voice for this generation for Grace, Love and Diversity... Read more