Civil Rights

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is shoved back by Mississippi patrolmen during the 1966 March Against Fear from Memphis to Jackson
King "saw racial injustice, economic injustice, and war as three of the world's great evils."
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Change Happens (If Much Too Slowly) Dept: Civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) tweeted out his long-ago, self-assured mugshot today to commemorate his 1961 release from a Mississippi prison where he served 37 days for "disorderly conduct," aka daring to use a bathroom labelled "white." A leader of the Selma to Montgomery March, the tireless Lewis has been arrested over 40 times fighting for civil rights - he calls it "good or necessary trouble" - for which we thank him.