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  • Famous Letters and Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr

    Click links below to view “I have a dream” Speech Letter from Birmingham jail Letter to Coretta Our God is Marching On (How Long? Not Long) Our God is Marching On After completion of protest marches in Selma, Alabama, Martin...

  • Quiz

    Daily Quiz for July 26, 2015

    Six years after his murder, this human rights leader's mother was also murdered....

  • HistoryNet

    ‘Breath of Freedom’ on Smithsonian Channel

    "Breath of Freedom" on Smithsonian Channel tells the story of African-American soldiers in WW2 and post-war Germany, and how their experiences influenced the civil rights movement of the 1960s....

  • American History Magazine

    ‘President Kennedy has been shot’ – Memories of JFK’s Assassination More Than...

    Pres. John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie arriving at Love Field, on campaign tour with VP Lyndon & Lady Bird Johnson (right). Art Rickerby, Time & Life Pictures Getty Images It was an early Friday afternoon with the crispness of...

  • John F. Kennedy — Facts, Information and History on the Life of...

    Facts, information and articles about John F. Kennedy, the 35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy Facts Born 5/29/1917 Died 11/22/1963 Spouse Jacqueline Bouvier Years Of Military Service 1941-1945 Rank Lieutenant Accomplishments Navy and...

  • Black History

    Facts, Information And Articles About Black History In The United States Black History Summary: Black history is the study of African American history, culture, and accomplishments primarily in the United States. Enslaved,...

  • American History Magazine, Politics

    President John F. Kennedy’s Civil Rights Quandary

    President Kennedy told the nation on June 11, 1963: 'We are confronted primarily with a moral issue. It is as old as the scriptures and is as clear as the American Constitution. The heart of the question is whether all Americans are to be...

  • Today in History: July 2

    Today in History July 2 1298 An army under Albert of Austria defeats forces led by Adolf of Nassau. 1625 The Spanish army takes Breda, Spain, after nearly a year of siege. 1644 Oliver Cromwell crushes the Royalists at the Battle of Marston...

  • Today in History: June 12

    Today in History June 12 1442 Alfonso V of Aragon is crowned King of Naples. 1812 Napoleon Bonaparte and his army invade Russia. 1849 The gas mask is patented by Lewis P. Haslett. 1862 Confederate General J. E. B. Stuart begins his ride...