TJMS logo 2 175 109You would think you were listening to a recording of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking. Some even say Rev. Stephon Ferguson channels the spirit of Dr. King. Among them are members of King’s family who say Ferguson sounds closer to MLK than anyone they’ve ever heard recite his words. Click Here for more
Stephon WABE Ebenezer PresWABE 90.1 FM NPR Atlanta:   At the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, you'll find the original Ebenezer Baptist Church. It’s where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his first sermon and where he would serve as co-pastor until his assassination in 1968. Today, it’s no longer a place of worship, but a place where people can learn about the legacy of Dr. King. Sometimes it’s also where visitors can experience what it might have been like to hear the civil rights leader while he was alive. That is, at least, when Stephon Ferguson is there... Click Here for Audio / NPR Wesbsite
Baptist Congress 175National SCLC Magaizne 1Qtr 2016:   During this 33rd annual celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday Observance and February’s Black History Month, one of the nation’s most sought after speakers is Stephon Ferguson, whose compelling and captivating impersonation of MLK is said to be one of the best ever heard or performed. He nails Dr. King’s tone of voice, cadence, charisma and character.

ATL Mag pic 1 175Then, bowing his head in prayer, he takes a deep breath and begins to deliver familiar words in a voice that instantly transports the listener back in time. For the next five minutes, Ferguson recites, no, inhabits the 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech in a tone, diction, and cadence uncannily reminiscent of King’s own. So reminiscent, in fact, that it would almost be an insult to call Ferguson’s reenactment an impersonation.

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US Caputiol 175Stephon Ferguson has performed Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech more than 300 times. He does a dead-on impression of King, and his performances have impressed people who knew King when he was alive, including family members and notable civil rights leaders such as Andrew Young and the Rev. Jesse Jackson. But Ferguson says he has never had an experience doing the speech like he had last week.

Sergeants Major Ac 175Soldiers and civilians of all cultural, religious and racial backgrounds assembled to remember the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in a ceremony hosted by the Sergeants Major Academy and Class 61 on East Fort Bliss on Jan. 13. This event was important because of what King stood for, said Sgt. 1st Class Dean Achord, equal opportunity adviser for the Sergeants Major Academy.

Stephon Flux 175For nearly a decade, Stephon Ferguson has found himself in demand, impersonating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This month, he's already booked for 15 dates, including a couple of scheduled appearances in the state Sunday. More often than not, Ferguson is hired to give his spot-on rendition of King's impassioned "I Have a Dream" speech. But the 42-year-old Fayetteville man delves deeper into Dr. King.

mlkbreakfastnews_boxFor 17 years, the community has gathered at Fayetteville/Cumberland County Ministerial Council's annual prayer breakfast to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. But this year, local leaders decided to shake things up.

Instead of just gathering to talk about King's missions, they want people to live them.

mlknews_boxOn October 10th, Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site celebrated its 30th anniversary with a community celebration featuring a 1930s streetscape depicting the Auburn Avenue neighborhood of Atlanta as it was when Dr. King was a boy growing up there. The streetscape featured participants dressed in 1930s period attire, including paperboys delivering event-themed newspapers.

stephoneferguson_readingprogramThe Fayetteville City Council has appointed people to its newly created ethics panel. The council on Monday appointed five people to the commission, which will give advisory opinions on ethical dilemmas posed by residents or city officials and investigate complaints of ethical lapses. The commission has been given city authority to issue fines not exceeding $1,000. The mayor first proposed a commission in 2008.

fayob_picAs a man who can recite entire speeches by Martin Luther King Jr., they flow from his lips with the Baptist preacher cadence of the slain civil rights icon. Recently Ferguson dedicated himself to living those words, not just reciting them. The Fayetteville native has quietly launched a national campaign, one that he hopes will take him across country to be in one of the most anticipated films in decades. His goal: the man who would be King.

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