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Today April 4th marks the anniversary of the death of two important leaders in the fight for black freedom--Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Read little-known history about MLK’s pressure on JFK to issue a “2nd Emancipation Proclamation” on page 102 of Emancipation Proclamation “Forever Free” https://www.umiblackhistory.com Photo by Paul Schutzer, Time & Life Pictures/ Getty Images

Today marks the anniversary of the funeral of Martin Luther King Jr. Trivia Tuesday: In what year did Dr. King pass? In what year did Adam Clayton Powell Jr. pass? (Photo Credit: Bettman/Corbis)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Kennedy stand with a group of leaders of the March on Washington at the White House in Washington, Aug. 28, 1963 (AP Photo)