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Martin Luther King Jr.

Film Screening, Panel Focus on Music and Activism of Mavis Staples

As a member of the Staples Singers, led by her father Roebuck “Pops” Staples, and a solo artist, Mavis Staples contributed to the soundtrack of the Civil Rights era, bringing contemporary pop hits that had a positive message such as “Long Walk to D.C.,” “When Will We Be Paid?,” and “I’ll Take You There.”

Dr. King of 1968 as Explained by C.R. Gibbs (VIDEO)

During a recent appearance on AllEyesOnDC, internationally renowned historian C.R. Gibbs talked about the Dr. King who grew in his African consciousness after trips across the Motherland during the 1960s independence movements.

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