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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

Civil Rights leader’s message for our time (East Bay Times, Article by Lou Fancher)

Civil rights attorney Fred Gray will be the keynote speaker at the Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series on Saturday. (Courtesy of the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center) By Lou Fancher During the Civil Rights Movement, attorney and preacher Fred Gray practiced patience, peace, and unflagging activism, which still resonate today. Gray brings…
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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

Voter Engagement Report Back

Martin Luther King Jr Freedom Center returns from intensive 30 day civic Voter Engagement Drive in the Central Valley of California OAKLAND, CA (August 4, 2016) – Youth, interns, and staff of the Martin Luther King Jr Freedom Center return from 30 days of intensive civic engagement in the Central Valley of California. In addition to…
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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

Young Scholars Program

Karen and Jabari were greeted by Mr. Tulah and Mr. Simms of Oakland’s Young Scholars Program at the Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture series last week. The Young Scholars Program works to move African American men into college so that they might return as Oakland leaders. Thank you all, Young Scholars Program, for your tireless…
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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

Barbara Lee & Elihu Harris Lecture Series Announces Forum On Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act: Health Care to Help Heal the Nation” April 24th Event Designed To Inform Oakland Residents FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Karen Bohlke, Director of External Relations PHONE: 510-610-5445 EMAIL: karen@mlkfreedomcenter.org (April 16, 2014 – Oakland, CA) The Barbara Lee & Elihu Harris Lecture Series announced today a presentation featuring Dr.…
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