January 13, 2023

The NYSE Welcomes The Memorial Foundation in Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy

In an unprecedented event, the Memorial Foundation made history as they rang the bell at the New York Stock Exchange for the first time. Led by the Foundation's President, Harry E. Johnson, Sr., this momentous occasion paid tribute to the enduring legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., and his unwavering commitment to equality and justice.

During the ceremony, Harry E. Johnson, Sr., delivered a powerful speech, emphasizing the Foundation's dedication to preserving the integrity of Dr. King's vision. He highlighted the organization's efforts in empowering future leaders who carry forward the principles of peace, love, and unity in the name of Dr. King.

The ringing of the bell symbolized a profound connection between the Memorial Foundation and the global financial community. As the world paused to honor the memory of Dr. King, the New York Stock Exchange provided a platform to amplify his message of hope and progress.

This historic event serves as a testament to the enduring impact of Dr. King's legacy and the ongoing commitment of the Memorial Foundation to inspire generations to come. Through their tireless efforts, they continue to uplift and empower future leaders in the spirit of Dr. King's dream, creating a brighter and more inclusive world for all.