Jesse White calls for new MLK statue on Capitol grounds
White will contribute the first $5,000 to fund the project
Posted on May 4, 2021
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is calling for the creation of a new statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and is urging that it be placed in a prominent location on the Capitol grounds in Springfield. White will contribute the first $5,000 to the fund established for designing and building the new statue of Dr. King.
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