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Happy #MotivationMonday and #MLKDay: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Los Angeles Coliseum, 1964


HAPPY #MOTIVATIONMONDAY AND #MLKDAY: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AT THE LOS ANGELES COLISEUM, 1964

Happy #MotivationMonday and #MLKDay: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Los Angeles Coliseum "Religious Witness for Human Dignity, " conference. The multi-faith event was held on May 31, 1964. Dr. King's speech passionately and persuasively challenged the issues of race relations and human dignity, touching on topics of segregation, poverty, civil rights, and non-violent resistance. On the platform from left; actor Dick Van Dyke, radio-television personality Walter O'Keefe, the Rev. John H. Burt, and the Rev. Father Joseph Francis, S.V.D

Don't forget the 34th annual #KingdomDayParade today at 10:00 AM. For more info: https://kingdomdayparade.org/

Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Public Library: http://tessa.lapl.org/photocol.html
[Bob Miller], [Valley Times Collection]/Los Angeles Public Library

To see free streaming Dr. King videos Courtesy of LAPL, please visit:https://t.co/yIYki5C5hm