LINC Commissioner Rosemary Lowe was presented with the Rev. Dr. Nelson “Fuzzy” Thompson Legacy Award during the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Kansas City Chapter 2019 MLK Day Community Mass Celebration at Palestine Baptist Church on Jan. 21.
Lowe received the award in recognition of her leadership in a life of service to the community. Also recognized was the late Rev. Dr. Charles Briscoe, whose loved ones were presented the award on his behalf.
US Rep. Karen Bass, recently elected to chair the Congressional Black Caucus for the 116th U.S. Congress, was the keynote speaker at the event. Bass represents the 37th Congressional District in California which primarily metropolitan Los Angeles.
Prior to the mass celebration was a forum and panel discussion on the topic, “Moving from Mass Incarceration to Mass Mobilization: African American Men Rising!”