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LBJ and MLK Signing Civil Rights Act 1964
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Fifty years since Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, 60 percent of blacks believe that whites have better chances than they do to get jobs for which they are qualified, a new Gallup poll shows.
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This quote, I'm sure, is familiar to all of you. If not, then I hope you will find some meaning in this piece. It was spoken graciously and passionately by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on August 28, 1963, in Washington, DC. This week, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King. Several months ago,…
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Astute readers of this blog will recall that, in a recent post, I chided readers to view volunteering as a year-round pursuit, not just something to be done on certain special days of the year. While I am sticking to that stance, a certain special day is upon us so I must chide you to volunteer…
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My dad once told me that he had only one deep regret in his life: his decision to skip Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech on the National Mall in D.C. in August 1963. When he saw Dr. King's I Have a Dream speech on TV my father knew immediately that he had missed an opportunity to witness first hand…
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Check out AARP's slideshow made for Martin Luther King Day yesterday -- its imagery of Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr. is not to miss. MLK would have been 83 years old on Saturday.
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