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Amelia Boynton - Black History Weekly Wednesday
Amelia Boynton – Black History Weekly Wednesday
Durwin Randle | 10 February

Amelia Boynton was actually born Amelia Platts. She helped plan the Selma to Montgomery March, which became known as Bloody Sunday with MLK and the SCLC.

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James Bevel - Black History Weekly Wednesday
James Bevel – Black History Weekly Wednesday
Durwin Randle | 3 February

James Bevel became a civil rights activist and played a part in setting up the children’s crusade in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963. In 2008 at the age of 72, James Bevel was convicted of incest and died later that year of pancreatic cancer in Springfield, Virginia. Read More…

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Percy Julian - Black History Weekly Wednesday
Percy Julian – Black History Weekly Wednesday
Durwin Randle | 20 January

Did you know that Percy Julian was one of the first Black Millionaires, before founding Julian Research Institute, a nonprofit organization that he ran. for the rest of his life.

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Happy Birthday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
Durwin Randle | 18 January

After nearly eight years of verbal sparring through the media, Martin Luther King Jr, and Malcolm X, finally met for the first and only time in Washington, D.C

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Rosa Parks - Black History Weekly Wednesday
Rosa Parks – Black History Weekly Wednesday
Durwin Randle | 13 January

When Rosa Parks arrived at the courthouse for trial with her attorney Fred Gray, she was found guilty for violating a local ordinance and was fined $10 along with a $4 court fee.

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Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr
Celebrating Martin Luther King’s Birthday
Durwin Randle | 20 January

Here are a few quotes to help you celebrate Martin Luther King’s Birthday

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Martin Luther King Jr. 1965
Martin Luther King Jr.
Durwin Randle | 21 January

In 1960 King and his family moved to Atlanta, his native city, where he joined his father as co-pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church. But this didn’t stop King.

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