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Program Director

Phone: (510) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: r***@***.org
The Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center
333 East 8th Street
Oakland , California 94606
United States

Company Description: The Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center promotes the principles of nonviolence and offers an environment where young people actively seek peaceful, nonviolent...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Founder and Executive Director
    Institute for Community Leadership
  • Founder and Executive Director
    Jack Hunter O'Dell Education Center
  • Director
    Seattle Managua Sister City Association
  • Program Director
    MLK Jr. Freedom Center

Education

  • Masters , Creative Writing
    University of Washington
  • BA , English
24 Total References
Web References
Roy Wilson, Program ...
www.mlkfreedomcenter.org, 25 Dec 2014 [cached]
Roy Wilson, Program Director, has a BA in English and Masters in Creative Writing both from the University of Washington. Roy is a published author, scholar and presenter on civil rights, nonviolence and libratory leadership practices. He has served as director of various non-governmental entities including Seattle Managua Sister City Association, International Relations Director for El Centro de la Raza, and is the founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Community Leadership and the Jack Hunter O'Dell Education Center. Roy has received international, state and regional awards for his work in civil rights and confronting racial and socio-economic disparities. He is widely published and his work has been featured in Life Magazine, the New York Times, Washington Post, Miami Herald, Seattle Times, Oakland Tribune, and in a National Public Radio TV Special "The United States of Poetry" and a National television feature on the Nickelodeon Network.
Meet Our Staff | MLK Jr. Freedom Center
www.mlkfreedomcenter.org, 25 Mar 2014 [cached]
Roy Wilson, Program Director, has a BA in English and Masters in Creative Writing both from the University of Washington. Roy is a published author, scholar and presenter on civil rights, nonviolence and libratory leadership practices. He has served as director of various non-governmental entities including Seattle Managua Sister City Association, International Relations Director for El Centro de la Raza, and is the founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Community Leadership and the Jack Hunter O'Dell Education Center. Roy has received international, state and regional awards for his work in civil rights and confronting racial and socio-economic disparities. He is widely published and his work has been featured in Life Magazine, the New York Times, Washington Post, Miami Herald, Seattle Times, Oakland Tribune, and in a National Public Radio TV Special "The United States of Poetry" and a National television feature on the Nickelodeon Network.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2014 ...
www.mlkfreedomcenter.org, 25 Dec 2014 [cached]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Karen Bohlke, Director of External Relations PHONE: (206) 755-3677 EMAIL: roy@mlkfreedomcenter.org CONTACT: Dr. Roy D. Wilson, Director PHONE: (206) 571 6653 EMAIL: karen@mlkfreedomcenter.org This Thursday, April 3rd travel to Memphis, Tennessee for the reopening of the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis.
Barbara Lee « Kevin L. Nichols
kevinlnichols.com, 5 Dec 2013 [cached]
Roy Wilson, EdD Executive Director Martin Luther King Jr Freedom Center 12500 Campus Drive Oakland, California 94609
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And then everything went sour when ...
pajamasmedia.com, 10 Jan 2011 [cached]
And then everything went sour when the MC introduced someone named Roy Wilson, Program Director of Oakland's Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center. At the climactic moment of this supposedly non-partisan event honoring victims, Mr. Wilson uncorked a rambling word-salad monologue that not only specified the bad guys by name, but devolved into a semi-coherent rant about social justice and racism and more mind-bending mixed metaphors than have ever been crammed into one paragraph. Here we were, trying to feel sympathy for the victims, and we had to endure this (transcription below):
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You'll notice that the lights which had been illuminating Roy Wilson are suddenly turned off, right when it becomes obvious that he's going to continue his inappropriate political rant. What you're seeing at that moment is a TV camera crew, which had been filming Roy Wilson's speech for possible use as a soundbite in that evening's news broadcast, realizing that the guy was going off-message - so they simply switched off the camera's photo lights and stopped filming him because his speech no longer fit the media's predetermined narrative.
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