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History has given us many great leaders who paved the way for Equality on many levels, such Ghandi, Dr. Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Thurgood Marshall, The NAACP and many others have forged a path that Enabled many of us to obtain Education, The Right to Vote, and to right to obtain Employment without Discrimination or Prejudice .Some died in order to achieve these Rights. We are truly fortunate to have these examples.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Morehouse College class of 1948, and his sister, Christine King Farris, C’48 Spelman College, Associate Professor and Director of the Learning Resources Center at Spelman College

New York Daily News front page dated February Headline: MALCOLM X MURDERED Gunned Down at Rally. Malcolm X is carried from Audubon Ballroom, St. and Broadway, after he was shot while. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Malcolm X, Black History Facts, Black History Month, Black Power, Black Art, Historia Universal, Newspaper Headlines, By Any Means Necessary, New York Daily News
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On this day: Malcolm X Murdered - 1965

Filename: 60q00klg.jpgPhoto Date: 02/22/1965Caption: New York Daily News front page dated February 22, 1965. Headline: MALCOLM X MURDERED Gunned Down at Rally.…

Christine King Farris (born is the eldest & only living sibling of the late MLK. She teaches at Spelman College & is the author of several books & a public speaker on various topics, including the King family, multicultural education & teaching. Christine King Farris, Coretta Scott King, African Diaspora, My Black Is Beautiful, Before Us, African American History, Martin Luther King, Black People, Swagg

♍ Christine King Farris (born Willie Christine King on 9-11-1927, in Atlanta, GA) is the eldest and only living sibling of the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. She teaches at Spelman College and is the author of several books and a public speaker on various topics, including the King family, multicultural education, and teaching. She married Isaac Newton Farris on 8-19-60. They had two children: Angela Farris-Watkins and Isaac Newton Farris, Jr., who currently serves as CEO of the King…

President Obama gets to meet Martin Luther King's granddaughter. What an honor for HIM! Barack Obama, Obama President, Martin Luther King, Presidente Obama, By Any Means Necessary, Black History Facts, Black Pride, My Black Is Beautiful, Thing 1

Martin Luther King's Granddaughter meets President Obama

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African-Americans on U.S. stamps (www.eaglestamps.com/topicals/black.htm)

The National Civil Rights Museum, located in Memphis, TN, explores the history of the Civil Rights Movement and its impact on our culture today. Plan your visit today. Civil Rights Leaders, Civil Rights Movement, National Civil Rights Museum, Coretta Scott King, Fight For Justice, Virtual Field Trips, Rosa Parks, Yesterday And Today, Equal Rights
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The National Civil Rights Museum, located in Memphis, TN, explores the history of the Civil Rights Movement and its impact on our culture today. Plan your visit today.

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Watch the First Trailer for Jesse Owens Biopic 'Race' (Exclusive)

Jesse Owens was a track-and-field giant, earning four gold medals at the Nazi-run 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics. The first trailer for Race, exclusively here ...

Portrait of abolitionist to replace seventh US president, Andrew Jackson, one of numerous changes to US dollar bills. Andrew Jackson, Harriet Tubman, American Civil War, American History, Donald Trump, Civil Rights Leaders, Underground Railroad, Dollar, Former President
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Treasury Secretary Jack Lew reverses a plan to bump Hamilton after receiving fierce blowback.

On days like today I feel so PROUD and honored to drive to myself to work. I get to do what I love because of you and your courage. Today we are all FREE Civil Rights Leaders, Let Freedom Ring, Rosa Parks, Great Leaders, African American History, Martin Luther King, My People, Feelings, My Love

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The retelling of the civil rights movement is often altered by misrepresentations of some of its key figures. Get to know the real Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Muhammad Ali, and the beliefs that drove them.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day turns 30: Why we observe it - CNN

Donna Brazile: Had he lived, Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 87 Friday and likely would have still been urging a more inclusive America.

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Who authorized Martin Luther King Day?

Here’s a rundown of how Martin Luther King, Jr. Day came to be a federal holiday

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 Samuel Billy Kyles, a civil rights veteran who was standing on the balcony with Dr. when he was assassinated, will retire from his church at the end of the month. Civil Rights Leaders, Rosa Parks, Great Leaders, Rest In Peace, Martin Luther King, Local News, Mississippi, Equality, King Jr

Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles — pastor, civil rights leader, 'lovely human being'

His given name was Samuel, like the prophet. But when he was a small boy in Mississippi in the 1930s, his mother started calling him Billy, after the famous evangelist Billy Sunday.