Tag Archives: civil rights

MLK memorial unveiled this weekend on the National Mall

Tweet On April 19, 1965, a special guest came over to my mother’s house for dinner. My mom celebrated her 10th birthday on this day. All of her 5 siblings and cousins were excited for the special dinner guest. No one seemed to be as excited as my mom that she was officially double digits! [...]
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Today, honoring the legacies of two civil rights leaders

Tweet On this day in 1968, 43 years ago, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., was murdered at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn. He was just 39. Also today, the new Malcolm X biography is being released. Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, has caused quite a stir, and even moreso after the [...]
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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tweet Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, commemorating the birth of this incredible movement-builder and reminding ourselves of the continuing struggle to achieve a more just world. He would have been 82 years old this Saturday. Today, Martin Luther King III, the Reverend’s son and president and CEO of The King Center, will be [...]
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