Tag Archives: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Leaders in the American Civil Rights Movement: SCLC

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s advocacy and implementation of boycotts and non-violent protests characterized the American civil rights movement. Having played a significant role in the organization of the March on Washington, the Selma Voting Rights Campaign and the March … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Francis Miller, [Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his "I Have a Dream" speech to the crowd assembled in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.], August, 28, 1963 (1013.2005) Charles Moore, [March on Washington], August 28, 1963 (178.1991) Paul Schutzer, … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech

Today we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a Baptist minister, King found the strength of words and his ability to captivate, motivate, and enlighten his audiences. Whether in the speeches he delivered . . . Dan Weiner, … Continue reading

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Happy MLK Day!

Benedict J. Fernandez, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addresses the crowd outside the United Nations, April 15, 1967 Paul Schutzer, [Martin Luther King Jr. addressing Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.], May 17, 1957 … Continue reading

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Charles Moore, 1931-2010

Charles Moore, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is arrested for loitering outside a courtroom where his friend and associate Ralph Abernathy is appearing for a trial, 1958 Charles Moore, On a downtown Montgomery, Alabama street, racial violence erupts, 1958 Charles … Continue reading

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Continuity We Can Believe In

Thomas D. McAvoy, Marian Anderson sings at Easter Services, April 9, 1939 Seventy years before Aretha sang it on the steps of the capitol, and twenty-four before Dr. King referenced it in his “I Have a Dream” speech, Marian Anderson … Continue reading

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I Have a Dream

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Dr. MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr.!

Francis Miller, [Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his "I Have a Dream" speech to the crowd assembled in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.],  August 8, 1963 Dan Weiner, [Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.], 1956 Dan Weiner, Martin … Continue reading

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