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#MLKDay- Celebrating the LEGACY and the LIFE of a KING![vid]

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What is in a NAME? ‘King’. Merriam Webster gives one definition: a person or thing that is better or more important than all others. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. may not think this to be true of himself. He did not think he was greater or better than us, but his fight has made us GREATER and BETTER people–ALL PEOPLE.

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#MLKDay: Thank You #DrMartinLutherKingJr! [vid]

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ON THIS DAY we celebrate a KING!

Thank You Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. he would have been 90 years old on January 15th…..

Many who quote him now would have hated him then. He was assassinated for trying to eradicate the evils some claim he’d support today. But he was a Christ-centered, love-fueled, justice-seeking, peacemaking, globally-minded, nonviolent revolutionary & prophet. #MLK90 #MLKDay #MLK Continue reading #MLKDay: Thank You #DrMartinLutherKingJr! [vid]

#MLK50- Celebrating the LIFE and LEGACY of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Dr. King—the HONORABLE–2018 is truly a momentous year. It is the 50th anniversary of one of the most tragic, catalytic and meaningful events in American history: the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Individuals and organizations around the globe will honor Dr. King on April 4, 2018 and throughout the year. 2018 also marks the 50th Anniversary of the founding of The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center)The King Center will be a home for global and national commemoration. In coalition with select partners, The King Center seeks to spark dialogue on some of the most pressing issues facing our nation and our world.

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#LindaBrown, the central figure of the Brown v. Board of Education case, has died at 75! [details]

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Linda Brown in 1964 outside the Sumner School, which had denied her enrollment in 1950. Credit Associated Press

Linda Brown was at the center of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision that ended school segregation in the United States and fueled the Civil Rights movement has passed away. Continue reading #LindaBrown, the central figure of the Brown v. Board of Education case, has died at 75! [details]

#BlackHistoryMonth- On This Day in 1968.. The #OrangeburgMassacre happened! [details]

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On February 8, 1968, police opened fire on a group of civil rights protesters outside of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. Three people died and many more were injured, making the event one of the deadliest in the SC Civil Rights Movement. Ashlen Renner arenner@thestate.com

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Continue reading #BlackHistoryMonth- On This Day in 1968.. The #OrangeburgMassacre happened! [details]

States BAN TOGETHER for #CivilRights tourism trail! [details]

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Do you want to be a PART of CIVIL RIGHTS history? Do you wish to teach your children and learn more about the movement from the people and places that shaped history? Now we can, and it’s about time. Continue reading States BAN TOGETHER for #CivilRights tourism trail! [details]

#MLKDay- Celebrating the LEGACY and the LIFE of a KING![vid]

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What is in a NAME? ‘King’. Merriam Webster gives one definition: a person or thing that is better or more important than all others. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. may not think this to be true of himself. He did not think he was greater or better than us, but his fight has made us GREATER and BETTER people–ALL PEOPLE.

Continue reading #MLKDay- Celebrating the LEGACY and the LIFE of a KING![vid]