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Martin Luther King III, global human rights activist and humanitarian who continues his efforts to realize his father's dream.
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Spotlight: The next time you or a loved one needs blood, thank Charles Drew for discovering a way to store plasma for later use. He was the medical director for the first blood bank, which was instrumental in saving countless lives in WWII.
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MLK III Feb 17
Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day, not just today, but everyday! Share some of your best acts of kindness - either that you did for someone else or someone did for you.
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MLK III Feb 16
Replying to @JaclynCorin
Think of you all often and especially during this difficult time.
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MLK III Feb 15
Here's a challenge for you today - participate in . Whether a student or adult, we all encounter daily someone that is isolated. So join someone in the lunchroom. It may make all the difference.
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MLK III Feb 14
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MLK III Feb 13
We are guided by our parents and mentors, but we must be true to ourselves. "You can't be hesitant about who you are. " -Viola Davis Video courtesy
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MLK III Feb 13
So thankful for the opportunity the past two days to help make a difference with thousands - almost 800,000 - of others that came to Washington DC or sent a postcard to be delivered to Congress promoting & .
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MLK III Feb 12
That's a wrap! Honored to be part of a solution to end gun violence. We helped distribute nearly 800,000 postcards sent from all across the nation to members of Congress today in support of universal background checks.
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TOMS Feb 12
Today, we made your voices heard when we delivered 720,000 postcards to the Capitol and spoke with members of Congress about passing . The future is now - we can . ✌️
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Giffords Feb 11
Yolanda King is here in DC with and a few hundred friends to say: “Spread the word. Have you heard. All across the nation. We are going to be a GREAT generation. End gun violence!”
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TOMS Feb 11
Thank you to all who joined us this evening in Washington, DC! Tomorrow, the campaign will deliver your postcards to Congress. If you can’t join us in person, post a peace sign selfie to stand with us in solidarity.✌️
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Lynese Wallace Feb 11
Shoutout to interpreters for providing access to things so many of us take for granted. Fav moment from tonight’s Rally in DC with & many others.
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MLK III Feb 12
Loved seeing Naomi Wadler last night. Her passion from event hasn't dimmed. 700,000+ petitions gathered from initiative go to Congress today for universal background checks. Photo:
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MLK III Feb 11
Honored to be a part of the event to support universal background checks. Thank you & Patricia Oliver from for the opportunity to be a part of this movement. Photo:
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NatCivilRightsMuseum Feb 8
in 1944, Harry S. McAlpin entered the White House press conference, becoming the first African-American journalist to do so. McAlpin pressed Presidents Roosevelt and Truman on challenges facing the black community.
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MLK III Feb 7
This is one of my favorite moments speaking with Remembering waiting for my father to come home & watch his demeanor change brings warm memories, as does this exhibit "Fragments." Thanks to the for making it possible.
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MLK III Feb 6
We met Olivia when we volunteered at . She was furloughed due to the shutdown, yet wanted to volunteer. As we move closer to the next funding deadline, I implore our elected leaders to remember hard working people like Olivia & get the job done without a shutdown!
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Tayari Jones Feb 4
Lucille Clifton. Poet, writer, professor. Author of Two Headed Woman ("homage to my hair," "homage to my hips") The Book of Life, Good Woman. Poet Laureate. Winner of an Emmy Award, the Coretta Scott King Award, National Book Award.
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MLK III Feb 4
Enjoyed this visit! Stunning exhibit.
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