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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
  • 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
  • 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.…

    143 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…

    19,028 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…

    469 views
  • President George W Bush Remarks on Martin Luther King Jr 2002
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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

    President Bush spoke to a group gathered in the East Room about civil rights and rededicated the day as a national holiday in memory of Martin Luther King. The Texas Southern University…

    356 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
  • 30th Anniversary March on Washington
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    30th Anniversary March on Washington

    Civil rights activists spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the 30th Anniversary March on Washington entitled, “Jobs, Justice and Peace.” The march, whose participants…

    1,155 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
  • Maynard Jackson Funeral Service
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    Maynard Jackson Funeral Service

    Participants paid tribute to the life and career of Former Mayor Maynard Jackson.

    3,717 views
  • First Ladies Salute to First Women
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    First Ladies' Salute to First Women

    Various dignitaries spoke at an awards dinner celebrating the contributions of five women who were first in their fields, including former Rep. Boggs who was the first female ambassador to…

    266 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
  • Illinois College Commencement
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    Illinois College Commencement

    Ms. King reminded the graduates that they are part of only one percent of people worldwide with a college degree. She said that this privilege brings with it responsibility to the…

    55 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
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