In Memorium – Remembering Why Black Lives Matter: A Necessary First Step Toward Making America Great Again | EV & N 375 | CCTV

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Throughout history Black leaders, Black churches, Black civic institutions and Black citizens have been at the forefront of defining and defending democratic principles in America and throughout the world.  This needs to be remembered and celebrated if America has any hope of becoming “great.”

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This presentation consists of excerpts from “SPECIAL: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in His Own Words” 18 January 2021, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGHVHfwDxrs Copyright (c), 2021, Democracy Now! and “A Testament of Hope” streamed live at 1:00pm on 18 January 2021 by The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras:

See related historical material concerning the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and its impact on a young college generation who experienced it along with the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy as well as the trauma of the Vietnam war as they made their way through their college years:

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