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Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Paul Robeson gave me the spine for my manhood. Dr. King gave me my spirituality.” – Harry Belafonte

Born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, Martin Luther King, Jr. led the civil rights movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968. After his death, King remains the most widely known African American leader of his era, with a U.S. national holiday established in his honor and a memorial built at the sight of his “I Have A Dream” speech.
(‘Martin Luther King Jr., Biography’, Biography.com, A&E Television Networks, 1996-2011)

Martlin Luther King Jr., Biography

Belafonte Recommended Reading (Pt.1)

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Thoughts on Occupy Wall Street

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1199SEIU Bread and Roses Cultural Project

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The Gathering for Justice

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Harry Belafonte’s involvement with UNICEF

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