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“I have been to the mountaintop, I have seen the promised land.”

These three men of wisdom and courage spoke to a disillusioned America torn apart by racism and war.  158 more words

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What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today?

“I likewise frame, gild and glaze Pictures at the cheapest Rates.”

According to his advertisement in the… 381 more words

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A Revolution Is Coming

“A revolution is coming – a revolution which will be peaceful if we are wise enough; compassionate if we care enough; successful if we are fortunate enough – but a revolution which is coming whether we will it or not. 32 more words

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Former journalists recap Robert Kennedy’s 1967 Delta Poverty Tour

The Mississippi Delta’s state of poverty and health insecurity will be viewed and assessed Wednesday by Marian Wright Edelman and a host of others, following the footsteps of Robert F. 123 more words

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Fifty years later, civil rights icon Marian Wright Edelman revisits the Delta

Fifty years ago, then-U.S. Sen. Robert F. “Bobby” Kennedy took a tour of the Mississippi Delta to see the poverty there up close. This week, the woman who organized the trip is reliving the tour. 141 more words

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The FBI and Martin Luther King


The Rev. Martin Luther King makes a statement at the Justice Department in Washington on Dec. 1, 1964 after a meeting with FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. 252 more words

John Kennedy

On Bending History

“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.”

Robert F. Kennedy

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