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Mashable
The congressman leading the House sit-in is a Civil Rights heroof the Black civil rights movement (left to right) John Lewis, Whitney Young, P
The congressman leading the House sit-in is a Civil Rights hero
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
of the Black civil rights movement (left to right) John Lewis, Whitney Young, Philip Randolph, M. L. King, James Farmer and Roy Wilkins, meet on March 6, 1963 in New York to organize the "March on Washington", which would be held that August to... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Ali’s stance on Vietnam War emboldened MLK to oppose conflictVietnam War, a position that was opposed by many of his fellow civil rights war
Ali’s stance on Vietnam War emboldened MLK to oppose conflict
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
Vietnam War, a position that was opposed by many of his fellow civil rights warriors, including NAACP Executive Director Roy Wilkins and National Urban League President Whitney Young, Jr. On April 30, 1967 – just two days after Ali refused to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Belafonte wins EmmyMedgar Evers was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, receiving full military
History: Belafonte wins Emmy
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
Medgar Evers was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, receiving full military honors before the crowd exceeding 3,000. Roy Wilkins, executive director of the national NAACP, remarked, “Medgar Evers believed in his country; it now remains to be... Read more
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examiner.com
The Lumineers bring Cleopatra World Tour to a sold-out Murat Theatrecontinues the band's string of sold-out shows including the upcoming 6/12 Peabo
The Lumineers bring Cleopatra World Tour to a sold-out Murat Theatre
examiner.com / Posted 17 days ago
continues the band's string of sold-out shows including the upcoming 6/12 Peabody Opera House in St. Louis, MO; 6/14 Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul, MN; 6/15 BMO Harris Pavilion in Milwaukee, WI; and 6/19 Chicago Theater in Chicago, IL.... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Goodbye to the Greatest: Procession brings celebration of Ali's convictionsLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kismet drew Ohio musician Neil Brooks, his guitar and h
Goodbye to the Greatest: Procession brings celebration of Ali's convictions
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 17 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kismet drew Ohio musician Neil Brooks, his guitar and his Labrador retriever "Poppet" to Roy Wilkins Avenue and Muhammad Ali Boulevard on Friday morning. Saying goodbye to the Greatest seemed to strike the right chord. "I'm... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Ali's final ride offers a journey through his Louisville, world legaciesAfrican-American Heritage Center. All hold a piece of, and place in, Ali's lega
Ali's final ride offers a journey through his Louisville, world legacies
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 18 days ago
African-American Heritage Center. All hold a piece of, and place in, Ali's legacy. But the two-dozen block drive west, from Roy Wilkins Avenue to Louis Coleman Jr. Drive, will take the Champ back to where it all began. From Beecher Terrace, into... Read more
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Variety
‘Ali’ Director Michael Mann on the Greatest, the Man Behind the Movie (Guest Column)and began the biggest fight of his life, he outraged everyone from white racist
‘Ali’ Director Michael Mann on the Greatest, the Man Behind the Movie (Guest Column)
Variety / Posted 19 days ago
and began the biggest fight of his life, he outraged everyone from white racists, white moderates and mainstream media to Roy Wilkins of the NAACP and Joe Louis. Ali knew he bore the burden of symbolic representation to Black America. He embraced... Read more
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Aljazeera
How Muhammad Ali influenced the Civil Rights Movementwhen Ali first won the heavyweight title, some civil rights leaders and activis
How Muhammad Ali influenced the Civil Rights Movement
Aljazeera / Posted 22 days ago
when Ali first won the heavyweight title, some civil rights leaders and activists were upset by his joining of the Nation. Roy Wilkins of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) said that Ali "may as well be an... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Capturing history: Shooting of James MeredithStokely Carmichael with his Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Floyd Mc
Capturing history: Shooting of James Meredith
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
Stokely Carmichael with his Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Floyd McKissick of the Congress for Racial Equality, Roy Wilkins of the NAACP and Whitney Young of the Urban League were all at Meredith’s bedside in a Memphis hospital the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Defamation League Chief Faces Challenge Trying To Renew Civil Rights Activismon Washington. The ADL's Epstein is standing alongside Martin Luther King Jr. ,
Defamation League Chief Faces Challenge Trying To Renew Civil Rights Activism
KERA North Texas / Posted 27 days ago
on Washington. The ADL's Epstein is standing alongside Martin Luther King Jr. , Robert F. Kennedy, NAACP executive director Roy Wilkins and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. "That's intersectionality," Greenblatt told Shelton. "And thank God for... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Defamation League Chief Faces Challenge Trying To Renew Civil Rights Activismon Washington. The ADL's Epstein is standing alongside Martin Luther King Jr. ,
Defamation League Chief Faces Challenge Trying To Renew Civil Rights Activism
KPBS San Diego / Posted 27 days ago
on Washington. The ADL's Epstein is standing alongside Martin Luther King Jr. , Robert F. Kennedy, NAACP executive director Roy Wilkins and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. "That's intersectionality," Greenblatt told Shelton. "And thank God for... Read more

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