Local author to speak at civil rights event

Rabbi Ben Kamin will offer perspectives from his new book, “Nothing Like Sunshine: A Story in the Aftermath of the MLK Assassination” (Michigan State University Press) as keynote speaker at the National Civil Rights Museum’s annual convocation April 4, which is held to mark the date of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Kamin, a Del Mar resident, is a nationally known rabbi, author, spirituality columnist, interfaith specialist, lecturer and op-ed contributor.