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MLK Sr., MLK Jr., and, MLK III in Georgia, 1963

The Letter from Birmingham Jail, composed by Martin Luther King, Jr from his cell in the Birmingham City Jail and dated April 16, 1963, was a seminal document that established the moral foundations for the non-violent civil rights demonstrations of the Birmingham campaign.

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23 Amazing Photos From The 1963 March On Washington

Amazing Photos From The 1963 March On Washington The March on Washington was 50 years ago this week

from Mail Online

By Colin Brown

Đòi quyền bình đẳng cho phụ nữ cũng là một sự kiến lớn trong thập kỷ này. Nó giúp người phụ nữ đấu tranh cho mình, sự kiện này cũng gây ảnh hưởng lớn cho thời trang lúc bấy giờ

MLK - I think this was the most moving black icon ever - his blackness + Selma marcher' revenge - / + Obama - move me to expect a total sell out of the greatest country ever! 'Al!'

Though Thomas Edison is recognized as the inventor of the light bulb, African-American inventor Lewis Latimer played an important role in its development. In 1881, Latimer patented a method for making carbon filaments, allowing light bulbs to burn for hours instead of minutes. Latimer also drafted the drawings that helped Alexander Graham Bell receive a patent for the telephone.

from The Huffington Post

The Daughter Of A Former Slave Just Opened The First National Black History Museum

Coretta Scott King was more than just the wife of a legend, she was a singer, an organizer and an activist in her own right, pledging her support to nonviolence, tolerance and equality for all races, genders and classes