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  • 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
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    50th Anniversary of March on Washington

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same spot where the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I have a dream” speech, for the…

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    My Brother Martin

    Mrs. Farris, older sister of the slain civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., reads from her book My Brother Martin, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is intended for young readers who may view Dr. King as…

    3,783 views
  • Women Civil Rights Leaders Part 2
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    Women Civil Rights Leaders, Part 2

    As part of the prelude to the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation hosted the Women Who Dare to Dream Luncheon…

    504 views
  • Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication
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    Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication

    At the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the national mall, participants spoke about the legacy of the Reverend King and the civil rights movement. This program does not contain a…

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    Through it All

    Christine King Farris, sister of Martin Luther King Jr., talked about her book, Through it All: Reflections on My Life, My Family, and My Faith.

    103 views
  • Coretta Scott King Funeral
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    Coretta Scott King Funeral

    President Bush and three former presidents, national politicians, as well as civil rights and religious leaders paid tribute to the life and memory of Coretta Scott King at a funeral service held at the New Birth Missionary…

    4,176 views
  • Martin Luther King Jr Commemoration
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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

    Participants gathered at the Ebenezer Baptist Church where Dr. King and his father preached to honor him on what would have been his 67th birthday. Mr. Gregory spoke about how Dr. King influenced his life and made…

    511 views
  • Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebration
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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

    The King Holiday Commission and the NBA joined in a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and accomplishments. His wife, Coretta Scott King and Attorney General Reno spoke on urban violence and…

    128 views
  • Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr
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    Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

    This ceremony to honor Martin Luther King Jr. at the Department of Health and Human Services highlighted the need to continue King’s dream of racial equality. Emphasized by all of the…

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