Harold Middlebrook

Harold Middlebrook, a friend of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who was active in the Civil Rights Movement, presented a President’s Forum lecture to a standing-room-only crowd on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 in conjunction with the Colleges’ Martin Luther King Jr. Week Celebration. Middlebrook is a senior pastor at Canaan Baptist Church of Christ in Knoxville, where he accepted a pastorate in 1977. He has kept King's legacy alive through social welfare initiatives such as the Canaan Baptist Housing Corporation, and as chair until 2000 of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Commission of Greater Knoxville. To read more about Middlebrook's speech, click here.


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