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On March 21, 2019, more than 2,000 Atlantans gathered at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the inaugural Beloved Benefit. The fundraising dinner was inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and the idea of a community whose inhabitants love and respect one another. The Chick-fil-A Foundation and Mercedes-Benz Stadium joined together to underwrite the cost of…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy was honored by people across the city of Atlanta. Atlantans commemorated him on Jan. 15 with parades, by visiting monuments, and performing community service.

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A shocking piece of news has hit the old guard of the civil rights. The Rev. Walter Fauntroy is currently on the run from police for writing a $50,000 bad check six years ago for an inauguration party for President Barack Obama. Fauntroy was one of the original planners for the famous March on Washington…

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The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. continues to inspire and provide opportunities for the next generation. In honor of Dr. King’s legacy, Toyota Financial Service donated $50,000 to five HBCUs nationwide. Dr. King’s alma mater, Morehouse College, was one of the recipients of the donation. “This gift will enable some well-deserving students the…

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Mary Scanlon had no idea a $3 purchase from a Goodwill store in Phoenix would turn out to be a rare link to the Civil Rights movement’s most revered leader. Last April, Scanlon was at the thrift store when she spotted a pile of 35 vintage reel-to-reel tapes, including one labeled with the Rev. Martin…

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Inflammatory statements made by Jacqueline Kennedy about Martin Luther King Jr. after her husband John F. Kennedy’s assassination have been captured in a book, Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy. Her unedited, candid thoughts for the first time were also spilled onto a series of audio tapings with famed Kennedy biographer…

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