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In the Night Kitchen with Dr. King

Shirley Cherry is a force of nature to be reckoned with. A petite, brilliant, African American woman, Cherry talks a mile a minute as she gives us a tour of the Dexter Avenue Parsonage, the church-owned home where Dr. King … Continue reading

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Race Traitors: Reverend Robert Graetz and Jeannie Graetz

Icons of the civil rights movement. Reverend Graetz was a Lutheran minister assigned to an all black church in Montgomery, Alabama in June, 1955. He promised the denominational leaders he “wouldn’t start trouble.” But he certainly joined it. Hearing rumors … Continue reading

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The Power of No

Much of the modern mythology about Rosa Parks is that she was a quiet lady, a tired seamstress who, after a long day’s work, just didn’t have the energy to get up out of her seat on the bus and … Continue reading

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Itinerary for 2013 Civil Rights Education Freedom Tour

Monday, March 25, 2013 … The Journey begins…  5:45 AM Loading, 21 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland  6:30 AM Bus Depart Rockville, Maryland 1:45 PM International Civil Rights Center and Museum, 134 South Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27401  3:00 PM Bus … Continue reading

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Will slushmageddon get in the way of our getting on the bus?

In 36 hours, at 5 am, I will be boarding a bus in downtown Rockville headed for the South. The weather mafia are warning that it may be snowing and sleeting. Even though it is officially spring, winter is coming … Continue reading

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