Tag Archives: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Photos| Let Freedom Ring| MOW50th Anniversary

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Let Freedom Ring |The 50th Anniversary March on Washington

Reuters – An address by President Barack Obama and nationwide bell-ringing will cap celebrations on Wednesday marking the 50th anniversary of civil rights leader Martin Luther King’s landmark “I have a dream” speech. Obama will speak during the “Let Freedom … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Saturday Open Thread |

Martin Luther King on Self-Determination and Self-Love

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Video | Rachel Maddow On SCOTUS & Voting Rights Act & HISTORY!

Worth watching. The segment speaks for itself. Interview with Rep. John Lewis- Scalia has opened old wounds with his racists remarks. YOUR WASTED VOTE?

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Serendipity SOUL | Wednesday Open Thread | Fleetwood Mac Week!

Happy HUMP day, Everyone! Clasic Rock is in my blood. It’s just that plain and simple. And Fleetwood Mac is one of theose bands that brings the goods. Mick Fleetwood is the Consummate DRUMMER. “BIG LOVE” AND “DREAMS” And speaking … Continue reading

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2013 Inaugural Parades & Balls! WE THE PEOPLE

Supporters fill the bleachers and take photographs as U.S. President Barack Obama’s motorcade travels from the White House to the U.S. Captiol along Pennsylvania Avenue Jan. 21, 2013, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) HERE’S THE SCHEDULE FOR … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Tribute: Celebrating The Dream..

The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (or “The Great March on Washington“, as styled in a sound recording released after the event)[1][2] was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history [3] and … Continue reading

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Photos: Rallies remembering Dr. King & Trayvon Martin

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President Obama & First Lady Michelle attend the ‘Let Freedom Ring Celebration’

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Photos: The Dedication of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

Aretha Franklin Performs “Precious Lord” at MLK Memorial Dedication Stevie Wonder Performs “Happy Birthday” at MLK Memorial Dedication

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