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“If I Had Sneezed”: 5 Surprising Lines From MLK’s “Mountaintop” Speech

Fifty-three years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968, we still recall the fateful words of his last public speech the day before. 615 more words

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“If I Had Sneezed”: 5 Surprising Lines From MLK’s “Mountaintop” Speech

Fifty-three years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968, we still recall the fateful words of his last public speech the day before. 615 more words

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Secondary Speakers

‘Secondary Speakers’ are notable individuals (spanning many different areas of interest) who will be included in a limited rotation during weeks without a presentation of a… 45 more words

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Md. Tuskegee Airman Dies At 93

PRINCE GEORGE’s COUNTY, Md. (WJZ)–A Marylander devoted to civil rights has died. Leroy Battle was instrumental in desegregating the U.S. military and integrating Prince George’s County classrooms. 233 more words

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“If I Had Sneezed”: 5 Surprising Lines From MLK’s “Mountaintop” Speech

Fifty-three years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968, we still recall the fateful words of his last public speech the day before. 615 more words

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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

I always feel reluctant about commemorating the dates of assassinations. I worry that, when we do that, we might divert attention from the person’s life and feed morbid obsessions with death. 256 more words

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47 Years Later, Rev. Jesse Jackson Recalls Assassination Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

(CBS) — Forty-seven years have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as he counseled striking sanitation workers in Memphis, Tenn.

The assassination, shortly after 6 p.m. 243 more words

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