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September 2011

Dr. King's flag now available at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Monument and Memorial Gift Shop! 

April 2010

Ross Flags and Designs unveils the new Cesar Chavez flag. 

This is the first licensed flag (licensed by the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation) with the image of Cesar Chavez.  The flag will be displayed daily at The National Farmworkers Service Center honoring the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez. 

February 2010

Dwayne Ross speaks at the Fathers and Families Coalitions annual Prayer Breakfast

February 2010

Maria Ross and sponsor Dee Dee Bates of State Farm presents Dr. King's flag to Dallas area schools......Thank you Ms. Bates!

January 2010

Maria Ross speaks at RAINBOW/PUSH Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast unveiling Dr. King's flag.

January 2010

Dr. King's flag is displayed at Universities and Colleges across our nation; Spelman College, Morehouse, Northwestern University, Howard, Texas Southern, Richland College, San Diego State, University of Massachusetts, and Florida A&M

January 2010

Dwayne Ross speaks at the Los Angeles Southern Christian Leadership Prayer Breakfast

January 2010

Omega Psi Phi, 12th District chapters fundraise with Dr. King's flag!  Iota Iota Iota donates 100 flags to local Salt Lake City

January 2010

The Kansas African American Museum donates 100 MLK flags to local schools!

January 2010

Dr. King's flag is in King Day parades throughout our great country! 

January 18, 2010

Nation Prepares For Martin Luther King Holiday

As the nation prepares to celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday this month, the King family is urging people to remember the true meaning of the day. The holiday theme, “Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off,” sponsored by the King Center in Atlanta, reiterates the importance of recalling Dr. King’s work for human rights and acting on his teachings of nonviolence and commitment to serving others.
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January 18, 2010

Victims Of Hate Crime Salute MLK Jr With A Flag

In the year 2000, Maria and Dwayne Ross were living the American Dream. Both graduated from college with "well-to-do" degrees. They had two beautiful children. The only thing left to do was purchase a home. And so they did. The couple moved to an upscale neighborhood in Katy, Texas.
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October 2009

The National Conference of Black Mayors invites Dwayne Ross to speak at their 2009 Fannie Lou Hamer Luncheon.  Dwayne shared the story of the creation of Dr. King's flag and how his family dealt with the aftermath of being victims of a hate crime.  Ross Flags and Designs gifted the honorees which included Reverend Kyles, Reverend Sharpton, Dr. Dorothy Height, Benjamin Jealous, Reverend Jackson and the President of the NCBM, Ms. Vanessa Williams.

September 11, 2009

Ross Flags Inks Deal to Distribute MLK Flags

Dwayne and Maria Ross have successfully accomplished a task few businesses have been able to do: The couple has inked a deal with Intellectual Properties Management Inc., the exclusive licensor of the Martin Luther King Jr. estate, to manufacture and distribute a flag that carries the slain civil rights leader’s image.
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August 2009

  • Alpha Phi Alpha National Convention

  • Dallas, Texas, 2009 National Black Police Association Education and Training Conference

July 2009

  • Maria meets Congressman John Conyers, Jr.

June 2009

  • Dallas Greek Picnic
  • Houston, Texas 100 Black Men of America Houston Chapter Black-Tie Scholarship Gala

  • School Presentations: Willowridge High, Ortiz Middle School Elementary, Band Director & School Principal

  • Jack Yates High School Flag Presentation

  • KIPP Future School site ground breaking ceremonies on Martin Luther King Drive, MLK Flag is displayed on grown breaking ceremony by students.

  • City of Plano City Walk for Non-Violence, City Hall Program  & Fair 


May 2009

  • Houston, Texas - Mr. Howard Song, Chairman of Southern USA Falun DAFA Association

  • Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee presents Dr. King’s flag to BC Elmore Middle School

April 2009

  • Inland Empire, Ca  City News April Issue, articled entitled,  “Two couples work to keep MLK’s dream alive”.  Maria Ross of Texas and in-laws Kevin and Lori Ross of Chino Hills, Ca. Now market Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. flags and banners, the only authorized agents to do so in the United States, as an educational and cultural training tool for children and adults.
  • Memphis, Tennessee Commemoration Program at Lorraine Motel, the National Civil Rights Museum on April 4th

  • Dallas SCLC President, Pastor Derrick Bowman invites Maria and Dwayne to MLK Assassination Commemoration held at MLK Community Center.

  • Los Angeles April 4th Commemoration with Mayor Villaraigosa

  • Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Maria Ross makes speech and presents Dr. King’s flag to their Pastor

March 2009

  • KHOU-TV, Great Day Houston Deborah Duncun Show invites Maria Ross as a guest speaker for MLK Holiday Celebration

February 2009

  • Mayor Villaraigosa, Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, and Reverend Joseph Nixon host African American Heritage Month at Brookins AME in Los Angeles. Maria Ross speaks to the congregation at their prayer breakfast.

  • Reverend Eric Lee, President of the Los Angeles SCLC, and his family take a picture with the Ross Family

  • African American Heritage Month in Los Angeles kick off ceremony with Mayor Villaraigosa

  • Lake Charles, Louisiana  -  MLK flag debuts 13th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration, “La Krewe Des Gens Extraordinaire, “I Am a Drum Major for the Dream” theme, Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition, & KZWA FM 104.9, Lake Charles, La Civic Center

  • Pace News, Los Angeles writes story on the Ross Family
  • Chino Hills Champion, January 2009 issue, article entitled, “Chino Hills couple promoting flag honoring Dr. King.
  • Black Radio Exclusive Magazine 2009 Issue, articled entitled “MLK Flag Now Waves Over Milwaukee Public Schools

January 2009

Los Angeles, California

  • SCLC Greater Los Angeles & SCLC Dream Foundation, 32nd Annual Leadership Conference embraces Dr King’s Flag. 
  • Dallas, Texas - Press Release Commemorative MLK Flag presentation to Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III, Senior Pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church.  Kick-off of Frederick Douglass Academy MLK Flag Fundraiser.

  • 24 Annual Archdiocesan Celebration “A Mass of Remembrance” Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Celebrant, Mr. Andrew Malveaux, Deacon of the Word, held at Co-Catherdral of the Sacred Heart Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
  • LA Watts times, January 2009 issue, article entitled, “Southland family ends 10-year journey to have official MLK flag” Click here to read more...
  • Los Angeles Inter0Alumni Council, President Luther Williams invites Maria Ross to speak at January 2009 meeting.
  • Los Angeles Kingdom Day Parade

  • Houston Style Magazine January 2009 issue article entitled, “A Flag of Truth: Yesterday’s Dream Tomorrow’s Reality
  • Houston King Day Parade

  • MLK flag displayed at Greater Los Angeles SCLC annual Gala
  • Ross family attends annual Black State of the Union

  • San Francisco Prayer Breakfast hosted by Millard Larkin

  • Picayune, Mississippi King Day Parade

  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin - News Article “Bucks players give students something special to remember MLK’s dream”. All Bucks NBA players were at center court to unveil the colorful flag, which had image of the historical civil rights leader’s face on it.  MPS Superintendent William Andrekopoulas was also there to witness event and appreciated the Bucks good deeds of providing flags for all Milwaukee schools. Click here to read more...

  • Houston Style Magazine writes story about Dr. King’s flag.

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