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September 2, 1957 - The Final Rally of Billy Graham's New York City Summer Crusade

On September 2, 1957, the Reverend Billy Graham concluded his summer crusade in New York City with a massive rally in Times Square.  Crowds in excess of one hundred thousand jammed the streets to hear Graham on the final night of an outreach for Christ that began in Madison Square Garden on May 15th.  174 more words

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August 27 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – August 27 *

1879 – African American publisher Robert Lee Vann is born in
Ahoskie, North Carolina. He will become an African… 601 more words

African American History

King's Daughter: MLK's Legacy On the Line in Wake of Michael Brown Shooting

BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. (AP) - The youngest child of Martin Luther King Jr. says her father’s legacy is on the line in the wake of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. 173 more words

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I Have a Dream

51 years ago today…

“… It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note in so far as her citizens of colour are concerned. 88 more words

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Silence is the loudest

So for the past couple of weeks I’ve been having Chinese food for lunch and with that comes the fortune cookie. A little packaged piece of wisdom that may (or may not) have something to do with your day or future. 908 more words

Like it or not, race is a huge problem in America right now... Dr. Martin King would have been disgusted...

The whole deal with Dr. MLK JR’s “Civil Rights Movement” was that he wanted blacks and whites to live in peace. He wanted blacks to have more freedom in a white world. 299 more words

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