Guest, Keith Silver

Guest Name: 
Keith Silver
Keith Silver
Guest Occupation: 
Founder of Operation Beloved Communities for Peace and MLK Peace Walk
Guest Biography: 

Keith Silver is the Founder of 'Operation: Beloved Communities for PEACE', co-Founder of  the Martin Luther King PEACE WALK and PARADE (2004-2005 to Present with Denise Rolark-Barnes and Yango Sawyer)  and a long time Civil and Human Rights Activist.

Keith has a 46 year history with Southern Christian Leadership Conference  (SCLC) -  (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Founding President);  served 8 years as SCLC National Staff, in the Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, Administration; Washington DC/SCLC Chapter President, 2007-2014; and daily worked with King Family Members from 1982 to Present.

Mr. Silver has a 35 Year History with UNITED BLACK FUND, as Staff, Consultant, or Volunteer; United Black Fund: Last Man Hired By UBF Founding President, Dr. Calvin Rolark, in 1992; Former DC Council Staff to Hon. Wilhelmina J. Rolark, until 1992; Stayed on Board with Hon Wilihelmina Rolark, when she succeeded Dr. Rolark as President, in 1994; UBF Volunteer, in past 13 years with Barry LeNoir, President; and served 4-Term ANC Commissioner in Washington, DC .

He graduated Anacostia High School, Class of 1971 in Washington, DC and graduated Antioch School of Law, Certified Paralegal, Class of 1978, Deans Jean and Edgar Cahn.

Additional Background

- Honorable Rev. Walter E. Fauntroy is my Pastor.

- Served as Original Temptation "Eddie Kendricks" Community Assistant from 1982 Temptation ReUnion 

  Tour, until Eddie passed in 1992 due to Lung Cancer.

- Served as "Community Assistant" to Legendary Dick Gregory, 1999 until Aug. 2018.