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Ex-Tuskegee Airman, Martin Luther King Jr. bodyguard, dead at 93

Dabney Montgomery, who was a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen and served as…

“Hire Us Now – Not Tomorrow, Not Next Month, But NOW.” Pictured here is the baseball player Jackie Robinson, who was also a dedicated civil-rights activist. Robinson marched alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other leaders. Here Robinson...

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Yolanda Denise King, 51, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s eldest child, pursued her father's dream of racial harmony through drama and motivational speaking. King, who died May 15, appeared in a number of films, including a role as civil rights martyr Medgar Evers’ daughter in "Ghosts of Mississippi," and as Rosa Parks in the 1978 television miniseries "King." King also ran a film production company. King, who was 12 when her father was slain, learned of his death from a television news…

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Why ‘Star Trek’ was so important to Martin Luther King Jr.

Why ‘Star Trek’ was so important to Martin Luther King Jr.: King convinced Nichelle Nichols, a black actress who played Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, to remain on the show, which turned 50 on Thursday.

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"Hire Us Now -- Not Tomorrow, Not Next Month, But NOW." Pictured here is the baseball player Jackie Robinson, who was also a dedicated civil-rights activist. Robinson marched alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other leaders. Here Robinson joined a Congress of Racial Equality protest, picketing construction of the publicly funded hospital and decrying its discriminatory hiring practices, August 1963. (Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave.) Source: Associated Press

The Atlanta Life Financial Group was founded by Alonzo Herndon who was born a slave but became Atlanta's richest African American. The demolished public housing project Herndon Homes was named for Herndon. In 1905 he purchased The Atlanta Benevolent and Protective Association (later called Atlanta Mutual) for $140 which in 1922 was renamed the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. The Atlanta Life Insurance Company building (built 1920) at 148 Auburn Avenue near the corner of Piedmont Avenue is…

Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs.

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20 Martin Luther King Quotes

Do you still remember the title “I have a dream”? Does it remind you of its author Martin Luther King? If you say yes, you are remebering the effort of Martin Luther King who was born fighting for the freedom and justice. The famous person has said some words to inspire you and I. Today’s …

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