1964: A pivotal year in MLK’s history turns 50

January 20, 2014   // 0 Comments

Dr. King receives Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 (AP Photo)   by Ronda Racha Penrice - The Grio This year is the 28th national observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, which means there is now a generation to whom the King holiday has always existed. Still, 2014 stands out even more because it marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, as well ...

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