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#TheGamutt KICKS off #BlackHistoryMonth! [details]

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February is going to be OH SO ELECTRIC this year!!!  The Gamutt is THRILLED to kick off BLACK HISTORY MONTH!

For the few that are not informed, just what is ‘Black History Month and where did it get its origins?

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Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African-Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating black history. Continue reading #TheGamutt KICKS off #BlackHistoryMonth! [details]

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VIBES from the VAULT: #MLK Day: #StevieWonder ‘Happy Birthday’ [vid]

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“Happy Birthday” is a 1981 single written, produced and performed by Stevie Wonder for the Motown label. Wonder, a social activist, was one of the main figures in the campaign to have the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. become a national holiday, and created this single to make the cause known. Besides being released as a single, the song also appears on Wonder’s album Hotter Than July.
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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.

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

#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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#TheGamutt KICKS off #BlackHistoryMonth! [details]

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February is going to be OH SO ELECTRIC this year!!!  The Gamutt is THRILLED to kick off BLACK HISTORY MONTH!

For the few that are not informed, just what is ‘Black History Month and where did it get its origins?

blackhistory-thegamutt

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African-Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating black history. Continue reading #TheGamutt KICKS off #BlackHistoryMonth! [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]