Who’s That Adventist Woman Beside Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Yolanda Clarke says a pivotal day bears a message for Adventists today.
A Seventh-day Adventist woman can be spotted on stage beside Martin Luther King, Jr., during arguably the most pivotal event of the civil rights movement—his “I Have a Dream” speech to a crowd of 200,000 to 300,000 people in Washington, D.C., in 1963.
But who is she?
Yolanda Clarke, who will turn 90 in a few months, says her presence on the stage is a testament to the power of God to help African Americans, and a reminder to Adventists that they must, like Jesus, actively engage in the world around them.
This is the message that Clarke wants to convey to fellow Seventh-day Adventists as the United States celebrates …