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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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WAKE UP JAM: #MLKDay Edition: #KingDreamChorus ‘King Holiday’ [vid]

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No MLK Day would be COMPLETE without this CLASSIC from the King Dream Chorus–‘King Holiday’! King Holiday is an R&B/Hip-Hop single released on January 13, 1986 by the King Dream Chorus and Holiday Crew. Composed by Phillip Jones, Kurtis Blow, Grandmaster Melle Mel and Bill Adler, it was released in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which was first celebrated as a national holiday in the United States on January 20, 1986. All proceeds from the single were donated to the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. The single peaked at No.30 on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart. Continue reading WAKE UP JAM: #MLKDay Edition: #KingDreamChorus ‘King Holiday’ [vid]

#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]

VIBES from the Vault: #MLKDay- #KingDreamChorus ‘King Holiday’ [vid]

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No MLK Day would be COMPLETE without this CLASSIC from the King Dream Chorus–‘King Holiday’! King Holiday is an R&B/Hip-Hop single released on January 13, 1986 by the King Dream Chorus and Holiday Crew. Composed by Phillip Jones, Kurtis Blow, Grandmaster Melle Mel and Bill Adler, it was released in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which was first celebrated as a national holiday in the United States on January 20, 1986. All proceeds from the single were donated to the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. The single peaked at No.30 on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart. Continue reading VIBES from the Vault: #MLKDay- #KingDreamChorus ‘King Holiday’ [vid]

#PresidentTrump spends #MLKDAY golfing! [details]

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It appears that Donald Trump had BETTER things to do on a day of SERVICE that is #MLKDAY–GOLF! Continue reading #PresidentTrump spends #MLKDAY golfing! [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]