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Martin Luther King Jr.

Opinion
‘The whole truth is Dr. King was a proud and unapologetic Black man’
We know Dr. King as a spiritual and moral leader, scholar and thought leader and early architect of the Civil Rights Movement, yet too often, and especially in January, his legacy is reduced to that of a peaceful protester with a dream.
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The MLK Memorial
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Black History
The MLK Memorial
Rising 30 feet above the Tidal Basin in Washington D.C. is a granite statue of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that memorializes the man and his role in the American civil rights movement
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Martin Luther King, Jr: A legacy of inspiration
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Black History
Martin Luther King, Jr: A legacy of inspiration
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words continue to inspire more than 50 years after his death
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Opinion
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: tireless champion for economic justice
On Monday, Jan. 17, the nation will pause to honor the life of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Many will recall the historic civil rights achievements of King, the only Black American to be honored with a national holiday.
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Martin Luther King, Jr.— resistance through love and nonviolence
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Black History
Martin Luther King, Jr.— resistance through love and nonviolence
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was a staunch believer that violence was not the way to resist injustice
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Marker notes pivotal moment in MLK history
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Marker notes pivotal moment in MLK history
More than seven decades ago, a tavern once located on this grassy intersection witnessed what many believe was the nascent rumblings of the post-World War II civil rights revolution that brought down the formal structure of American apartheid and moved the nation closer to the redeeming promise of “all men are created equal.”
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