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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

speaks at the landmark Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in Washington, DC, one of the earliest mass rallies of the burgeoning Civil Rights Movement. Paul Schutzer took.


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Martin Luther King playing pool who knew MLK could be such a bad ass.

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Today we reflect on an important day on we remember the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr April We will never forget his sacrifice and continue to strive to honor his legacy.

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King

Civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. with his wife, Coretta Scott King Photographed by Charles Moore in Montgomery, AL,

Image of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr as a child.    "Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education."  - Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Life of Dr Martin Luther King Jr

A young Martin Luther King Jr. He was born Michael King, Jr., but changed his name to Martin Luther King, Jr. when he was a teen.

Civil War Photos by Mathew Brady - Ananas à Miami

Timothy O'Sullivan's famous photo "A Harvest of Death, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania." July O"Sullivan was one of the many young photographers employed by Mathew Brady.

Cette photo, datant de mars 1964, représente la seule rencontre entre Martin Luther King et Malcolm X, deux grands militants pour les droits des afro-américains. Toutefois, les deux hommes, bien que souriants et amicaux sur ce cliché, sont très souvent en désaccord. King perçoit Malcolm comme un radical qui incite à la violence sans suggérer de solutions. De son côté, Malcolm X s'opposait au pacifisme bourgeois de King et à ses idées sociales-démocrates qui visaient à réformer le…

Though they differed early on, Martin Luther King and Malcolm X associated with each other. Later in his life, Martin Luther King shared many of the same beliefs as Malcolm X. March Martin Luther King and Malcolm X,