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“…Until Justice Rolls Down Like Waters and Righteousness Like a Mighty Stream”

Charles Moore, Martin Luther King arrest in Montgomery, Alabama, 1958 (2011.24.4) Benedict J. Fernandez, Dr. King addresses the New Politics Convention at the Chicago Coliseum, Chicago, October 1967 (76.1990) Unidentified photographer, [Rev. H. Ralph Jackson, Martin Luther King Jr., and … Continue reading

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VOTE

Charles Moore, [Voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama], 1965 (176.1991) Matt Herron, “Vote” Marcher, Selma to Montgomery, March 1965 (2008.56.1) Silence = Death Project, Silence = Death: Vote, 1988 (1251.2000) Today is election day. Vote like your life … Continue reading

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Marching (“to demand equality for all humans”)

Michael Rougier, Women in Budapest march in honor of men who died fighting communists, 1956 (1906.2005) Charles Moore, [March on Washington], August 28, 1963 (178.1991) Bruce Davidson, [At the end of the march, crowds gather outside of the Alabama State … Continue reading

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“Before we left a little church called Brown Chapel AME, we knelt and prayed together.”

Charles Moore (1931-2010), [Andrew Young leading people, including John Lewis and Hosea Williams, in prayer, before the Selma to Montgomery march, Alabama], 1965 (169.1991) On Sunday morning, March 7, 1965, a march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery began … Continue reading

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Rosa Parks Day

Don Cravens, [Rosa Parks riding on newly integrated bus following Supreme Court ruling ending successful 381-day boycott of segregated buses, Montgomery, Alabama], 1956 (1262.2005) Rosa Parks Day is celebrated to honor the civil rights activist, who is known for refusing to give up … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Flip Schulke, [Martin Luther King Jr. leading second march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama], March 1965 (2012.97.3) Dr. Martin Luther King was the most important force behind the movement toward civil rights. At 35, he was the youngest recipient of … Continue reading

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Vote

Vu, “They will vote…” May 8, 1929, (2009.52.43) Unidentified Photographer, [Senator John F. Kennedy giving a campaign speech, Alexandria, Virginia], August 24, 1960 (2013.96.24) ALEXANDRIA, VA., AUG. 24 — CAMPAIGNS IN VIRGINIA — Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts, Democratic … Continue reading

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