Dr Martin Luther King Jr

New Book on 1964 Legislation
12:23 pm
Sun April 20, 2014

Working Together to Support Civil Rights

President Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Credit Wikipedia

Republicans joined Democrats to pass the American Civil Rights Act of 1964 in an act of bi-partisanship that’s rare today.

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50 Year Anniversary
6:14 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

History and Its Changing View of the March

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The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom – capped off by Dr Martin Luther King, Jr’s stirring “I Have A Dream” speech – is regarded today as a key moment in the American Civil Rights movement.

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Civil Rights Leader
12:47 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

President Obama Honors Macomb Native

Dr. C.T. Vivian
Credit Rich Egger

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is being awarded to Dr. C.T. Vivian, who grew up in Macomb.

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Reverend C.T. Vivian
10:50 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Emphasis - May 18

Dr C.T. Vivian at WIU this week

Rich Egger's guest is Civil Rights leader C.T. Vivian, who grew up in Macomb. Dr Vivian was back in town to speak at the Dealing With Difference Institute at Western Illinois University.

Vivian was a close friend of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. and worked alongside him during the American Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and '60s. He said the world does not change unless people get involved.

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