Rosa Parks award

Malik Ahmed, founder and CEO of Better Family Life Inc. of St. Louis, and his wife DeBorah Ahmed, senior vice president of cultural programs and of the organization’s cultural center and museum, were presented with the annual Rosa L. Parks Award for Meritorious Service to the Community during the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Jan. 21 in Graham Chapel. The award is presented to a member or members of the St. Louis community who exhibit the character, conscience and courage of Rosa L. Parks.