San Francisco's Yerba Buena Tribute to King
This photo and its write-up is about the event that inspired
Reverend Yusen Yamato to initiate the Global Peace Walk '95
from the United Nations to San Francisco for the UN 50th
anniversary, starting on the birthday anniversary of the
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., January 15, 1995 at the
United Nations building in New York City.
San Francisco Examiner
Monday Evening, October 11, 1993
Photo not shown here, headline and caption:
City's Yerba Buena Tribute to King
A week of ceremonies marking the opening of Yerba Buena Gardens began Monday with the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The Rev. Yusen Yamato, above, leads a prayer with ministers of other faiths. King's daughter, Yolanda, and actor Danny Glover were scheduled to attend the ceremony. At right, is the memorial, created by artist Houston Conwill, poet Estella Majozo and architect Joseph dePace.