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  • Montgomery Bus Boycott Legacy
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    Montgomery Bus Boycott Legacy

    Participants talked about the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955-1956, the history of the civil rights movement, and previewed an HBO production on the boycott. Following their remarks they…

    865 views
  • Black Women in Law Enforcement
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    Black Women in Law Enforcement

    Mrs. King praised women law enforcement officers for their efforts and said that African American women were well suited for the job because of their personal strengths. She was presented…

    163 views
  • Opening Session
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    Opening Session

    The participants at the thirty-third annual convention of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of the signing of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.…

    144 views
  • Coretta Scott King Lying in Honor
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    Coretta Scott King Lying in Honor

    Events surrounding the funeral of Coretta Scott King were shown. Ms. King’s casket arrived at the Georgia State Capitol Rotunda in Atlanta. Members of the public paid respect to the civil…

    949 views
  • Coretta Scott King Lying in Honor
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    Coretta Scott King Lying in Honor

    Events surrounding the funeral of Coretta Scott King were shown. Ms. King’s casket arrived at the Georgia State Capitol Rotunda in Atlanta. Members of the public paid respect to the civil…

    1,080 views
  • Coretta Scott King Lying in Honor
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    Coretta Scott King Lying in Honor

    Events surrounding the funeral of Coretta Scott King were shown. Ms. King’s casket arrived at the Georgia State Capitol Rotunda in Atlanta. Members of the public paid respect to the civil…

    1,213 views
  • Coretta Scott King Lying in Honor
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    Coretta Scott King Lying in Honor

    Events surrounding the funeral of Coretta Scott King were shown. Ms. King’s casket arrived at the Georgia State Capitol Rotunda in Atlanta. Members of the public paid respect to the civil…

    19,030 views
  • Selma Voting Rights March Anniversary
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    Selma Voting Rights March Anniversary

    Participants gathered at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where in 1965 the civil rights movement gained national attention when white law enforcement officers used physical force to prevent…

    471 views
  • Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Design Unveiling
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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Design Unveiling

    Design finalists and judges participated in the unveiling of the winning design for the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial. The memorial will be located on the National Mall. The Roma…

    358 views
  • March on Washington Anniversary Rally
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    March on Washington Anniversary Rally

    Participants talked about the legacy of the civil rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr. at a rally to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington in which Dr. King gave his “I…

    576 views
  • Martin Luther King Jr Plaque Dedication
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    Martin Luther King Jr. Plaque Dedication

    Participants talked about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement at a ceremony to unveil and dedicate a plaque commemorating the 1963 March on Washington and Dr. King’s…

    344 views
  • Rosa Parks Library and Museum Dedication
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    Rosa Parks Library and Museum Dedication

    Civil rights activists and other dignitaries spoke at the dedication of the Rosa Parks Library and Museum. The TSU Gospel Choir, directed by Stephen M. Langford, sang “My Soul’s Been Answered in…

    1,317 views
  • March on Washington Against Police Brutality
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    March on Washington Against Police Brutality

    The Redeem the Dream March on Washington Against Police Brutality was held on the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. Participants addressed a variety of topics including racial…

    1,805 views
  • Martin Luther King Jr Commemorative Service
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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Service

    Participants honored the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and spoke about the success of the civil right movement to date.

    297 views
  • AfricanAmerican Womens Leadership Awards
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    African-American Women's Leadership Awards

    The NPCBW gave awards to six African-American women who have shown leadership in government or community service. Honorees such as Energy Secretary O’Leary addressed African-American…

    201 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…

    466 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
  • Black History Month Commemoration Speech
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    Black History Month Commemoration Speech

    Mrs. King spoke to an audience on current civil rights issues in a ceremony commemorating black history month. Following introductions and a brief musical performance by an opera singer,…

    167 views
  • Budget Appropriations for ML King Holiday
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    Budget Appropriations for M.L. King Holiday

    The members of the subcommittee and Coretta Scott King met to discuss the Martin Luther King Holiday Commission and appropriations for the holiday during the 1991 fiscal year.

    65 views
  • State of the Dream Address
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    State of the Dream Address

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