Atlanta's King Center to undergo 'dramatic' change

ATLANTA (AP) -- Martin Luther King III has unveiled plans for a "dramatic renovation and expansion" of the Atlanta's nonprofit King Center.

King unveiled the plans Saturday night at the annual Salute to Greatness awards dinner. It would be the nonprofit center's first upgrade in three decades.

King said it's part of a five-year renovation that would make it an "even more inspiring place for learning and engagement."

The announcement comes on the heels of leadership changes within the organization. Bernice King was named the new chief executive of the center, replacing Martin, who will remain as president. Dexter Scott King will remain chairman of the center's board.