Tag Archives: Dr. Martin Luther King

Remarks by the President at 2016 Black History Month Reception

Remarks by the President at 2016 Black History Month Reception

For Immediate Release
February 18, 2016
East Room
4:51 P.M. EST

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Remarks by the President at 2015 Black History Month Reception

Remarks by the President at 2015 Black History Month Reception

For Immediate Release
February 26, 2015
East Room
4:38 P.M. EST

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President Barack Obama MLK Day Proclamation

President Barack Obama MLK Day Proclamation

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., FEDERAL HOLIDAY, 2016

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King Commemorative Bronze Medal

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King Commemorative Bronze Medal

The Museum Of UnCut Funk continues to add bronze medals featuring Black Icons to our Gold, Silver and Bronze Coin, Medal and Medallion Collection. We hope you dig the latest installment from the US Mint.

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FUNKIN’ MORTALITY AND LEGACY/ Maya Angelou & Ruby Dee

FUNKIN’ MORTALITY AND LEGACY/ Maya Angelou & Ruby Dee

The loss of National Treasures evokes thoughts of one’s own mortality and legacy.  THEY DID THEIR WORK; THEY’VE LEFT THEIR MARKS ON THE PLANET; TOUCHED THE LIVES OF MILLIONS!  How much time do we/ I have left?  What will we/ I leave behind?  My/ our child (ren) and/ or future children?  This blog, a Facebook post?  I believe those of us still here… STILL HAVE STUFF TO DO.

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A Blast From The Past Series: Star Trek circa 1974

A Blast From The Past Series: Star Trek circa 1974

Star Trek was adapted for comics by Gold Key. The first issue was published on July, 1967. This series ran for sixty one issues, through 1979. Lieutenant Uhura, played by Nichelle Nichols, was one of the first positive Black characters on television and also one of the first positive Black characters to appear in a comic book series and later in a Saturday morning animated series.

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