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  • 1968 Poor Peoples Campaign
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    1968 Poor People's Campaign

    The National Museum of African American History & Culture opened an exhibit looking at the 1968 “Poor People’s Campaign,” which Martin Luther King Jr. organized to shift the focus of the civil…

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  • Reverend Al Sharpton Addresses Martin Luther King Jr Day Forum
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    Reverend Al Sharpton on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Speakers at Reverend Al Sharpton and the National Action Network;s (NAN) annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast included Martin Luther King III, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser,…

    449 views
  • President Trump Remarks on Martin Luther King Jr
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    President Trump Signs MLK Day Proclamation

    President Trump signed a proclamation to honor Martin Luther King Jr. day. The civil rights activist’s nephew and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson also spoke at the…

    11,243 views
  • Reel America emThe March in Washingtonem 1963
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    The March in Washington

    This 1963 film is a U.S. Information Agency report for overseas audiences on the March on Washington. The documentary begins with marchers walking to the Lincoln Memorial, shows portions of…

    464 views
  • Clayborne Carson Discusses Martin Luther King Jr
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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Professor Clayborne Carson talks about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, early life, why he decided to become a reverend, and how that contributed to his work in the Civil Rights movement. This class…

    1,263 views
  • emStorming the Heavensem and emThe Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Pressem
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    Storming the Heavens and The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

    Professor Gerald Horne talked about two books on the history of the African American struggle for civil rights. In Storming the Heavens, he describes the early efforts by African Americans…

    543 views
  • House Members Reflect on Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr
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    Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus gave speeches on the House floor on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The session was led by Representative Dwight Evans (D-PA) and included…

    98 views
  • Martin Luther King Jr Day Sights and Sounds Part 3
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    Martin Luther King Jr Day Sights and Sounds, Part 3

    Live scenes were shown of the sights and sounds at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the federal holiday.

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  • Martin Luther King Jr Day Sights and Sounds Part 2
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    Martin Luther King Jr Day Sights and Sounds, Part 2

    Live scenes were shown of the sights and sounds at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the federal holiday.

    19 views
  • Martin Luther King Jr Day Sights and Sounds Part 1
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    Martin Luther King Jr Day Sights and Sounds, Part 1

    Live scenes were shown of the sights and sounds at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the federal holiday.

    45 views
  • US Civil Rights Commission 60th Anniversary
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    U.S. Civil Rights Commission 60th Anniversary

    The Civil Rights Act of 1957 created the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. To mark the 60th anniversary, current and former commission chairs discussed its history and future. They talked…

    104 views
  • Weekly Democratic Address
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    Weekly Democratic Address

    In the weekly Democratic address Representative Terri Sewell (AL) talked about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

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  • emDeath of a Kingem
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    Death of a King

    Tavis Smiley talked about his book, Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year, in which he focuses on the final year of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life. The talk show…

    433 views
  • Muslim Public Affairs Council Law Enforcement and Civil Rights
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    Muslim Public Affairs Council, Law Enforcement and Civil Rights

    The Muslim Public Affairs Council annual convention in Los Angeles held a series of panel discussions on bridging the divides in religion, race, and politics. This panel highlighted the…

    26 views
  • Birmingham Alabama Civil Rights National Monument
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    Birmingham, Alabama, Civil Rights National Monument

    Historians talked about the Birmingham Civil Rights Monument as part of the larger story of civil rights in the 1950s and '60s. Designated as a national monument by President Obama in 2017,…

    106 views
  • Open Phones on Civil Rights in 1968
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    Open Phones on Civil Rights in 1968

    American University history professor Ibram Kendi took viewer calls about civil rights in 1968.

    75 views
  • Fifty Years After 1968
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    Fifty Years After 1968

    At the American Historical Association’s annual meeting, historians talked about the global impact of events in 1968 and their relevance fifty years later.

    377 views
  • emFighting for Dreams that Matteredem
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    Fighting for Dreams that Mattered

    Harold Moss talked about his autobiography, Fighting for Dreams that Mattered, about his life as Tacoma’s first African American Mayor. He also recounts his role in the civil rights movement in the Pacific…

    228 views
  • Chinese Expulsion and Reconciliation
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    Chinese Expulsion and Reconciliation

    Andrew Gomez talked about how Tacoma, Washington’s Chinese population was driven out of the city in 1885. Today, the Tacoma Chinese Reconciliation Park represents the city’s acknowledgment of the Chinese…

    348 views
  • emDont Be a Suckerem
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    Don't Be a Sucker

    Produced by the Department of War in 1947, this dramatized film uses the experience of a Hungarian American to warn against the dangers of persecuting minorities. Reacting to a hate-filled…

    1,376 views
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