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Christianity Elevated the Black Man

Christianity Elevated the Black Man

Born in a slave hut APRIL 5, 1856, was Booker T. Washington. As a young man he attended Hampton Institute in Virginia and later Wayland Baptist Seminary in Washington, DC. He went on to found Tuskegee Institute in Alabama and recruited George Washington Carver. He was the first African American to have his image on a U.S. coin and postage stamp.

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The Dream Lives On

The Dream Lives On

Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated APRIL 4, 1968. Awarded the Nobel Prize in 1964, Congress set aside his birthday as a National Holiday. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as Archbishop Desmond Tutu, were influenced by the German Church leader Deitrich Bonhoeffer, who resisted Hitler’s Nazism. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., said August 28, 1963: “Now is the time to open the doors of opportunity to all of God’s children…“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

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