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Public Figures Share Most Inspiring Thoughts On MLK

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11 Public Figures Share Their Inspiring Thoughts On MLK

Public Figures Share Most Inspiring Thoughts On MLK

The supremes at MLK Jr. memorial service 1968. - chic, even in mourning.

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Bayard Rustin: The Man Homophobia Almost Erased From History

Bayard Rustin brought 200,000 people to the Mall in Washington, in an orderly & peaceable fashion, producing the 1963 March for Jobs and Freedom on a shoestring and creating the blueprint for the modern American mass demonstration. He helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Coalition to support a young, little-known minister named Martin Luther King Jr. He spent 1944-6 in prison for being a Quaker C.O., and 60 days in jail for homosexual behavior in 1953. Click through.

this is awful!!! ~~~Martin Luther King Jr being attacked as he marched nonviolently for the Chicago Freedom Movement, 1966

Martin Luther King, Jr. with his father and son, Atlanta, GA, 1963, by Richard Avedon

Rare photographs of Martin Luther King Jr. at home. Intimate photographs of the civil rights leader and his family. (2)