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Martin Luther King

(1929—1968) American Baptist minister and civil rights leader

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J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover  

(1895–1972)US lawyer and director of the FBI (1924–72). Beginning his term of office with the fight against organized crime in the 1920s and 1930s, he went on to be instrumental in reorganizing the ...
March on Washington

March on Washington  

In 1941, President Roosevelt signed an equal employment order designed to strike at racial discrimination in federal employment and forestall a march by 100,000 African Americans on the American ...

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