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LA TIMES: Oakland area students join Congress on Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

A group of Oakland-area students this weekend stood alongside major civil rights figures as part of the Faith and Politics Institute Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage tied to the anniversary of “Bloody Sunday.” Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who was among those beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965, asked the students for the first time to play…

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Solidarity in Action: Gun Control Now

The Martin Luther King jr Freedom Center expresses our solidarity to the families and citizens of Parkland, FL, who have lost children and suffered excruciating trauma in the brutal terrorist act at Stoneman Douglas High School. While these school based killings generate in all of us a desire for prayer and healing, we demand legislative…

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History and the Importance of The Vote!

Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

History classes are an organized distortion of the history of the United States. In this picture, students talk to Mr. Bobby Seale and Dr. Roy Wilson about the period of Reconstruction. During this 10 year period, federal power oversight protected the right to vote and government representation of African Americans. For a stronger democracy, thousands…

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“Life and Legacy of Dr. King”

Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

“Life and Legacy of Dr. King”   The Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Center held and educational leadership class for the Students on the “Life and Legacy of Dr. King” from December 27th to January 1st. The class honored and commemorated the works of Dr. King and his legacy. The Freedom Center also invited Community Organizers…

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Voter Engagement Report Back

Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

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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