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Be A King Apr 4
This woman persisted. When you remember my father, please remember my mother. She was married to a man and to a movement. After he was assassinated, she marched on. I honor .
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Be A King Apr 27
We’re commemorating my mother’s 93rd birthday. Did you know that she graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music? Or that she was a classically trained singer who gave Freedom Concerts to raise money for the Civil Rights Movement?
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MissKelloggAndHerDog Apr 27
"Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation." - Coretta Scott King
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Be A King Jun 26
52 years ago today, my mother founded . Less than 3 months after my father was assassinated. With some male movement leaders telling her to stay home and raise her children. persisted. Thank you, Mama.
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Be A King Jun 18
Today is my parents’ 67th wedding anniversary. A WORD from my mother: “While I was happy to be Martin’s wife and the mother of his children, I was more than a wife while he lived and more than a widow after he died.”
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Be A King Feb 11
“Being poor is not a character flaw.” ~Rep. ———————————————— “Contempt for poverty is violence.” ~ ————————————————
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yvette nicole brown Mar 3
❤️ this thread. When did YOU know would make a great President? For me, it was when she read the great ’s words into the Congressional record against the will of the turtle. She wanted folks to know was a racist & shouldn’t be AG. ❤️✊🏾🗽
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Sherrilyn Ifill Jan 25
Let me tell, that photo on the right of a very young being arrested at a civil rights protest (anti-apartheid)alongside her mother is about as iconic an African American family photo as there could be.
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Be A King Apr 27
Missing you on your birthday and every day. ❤️
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Be A King Mar 5
We must eradicate the in the U.S. “As one whose husband and mother-in-law have died the victims of murder and assassination, I stand firmly and unequivocally opposed to the death penalty for those convicted of capital offenses.”
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Ayanna Pressley Feb 7
McConnell tried to silence the words of our queen as delivered by 3 yrs ago today. Nevertheless, she persisted
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center Jun 30
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Be A King Jan 30
14 years ago today, my mother, , died. I miss her deeply. I am without someone I held so dear. That ‘without’ resonates within me. Yet, there’s Love. I’ve often heard, “You don’t question God.” But asking the hard, heart questions helped lead me into healing.
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Be A King Apr 25
This Monday, April 27th, is my mother, ’s, 93rd birthday. She’s no longer living, but her legacy lives. Join me in celebrating her. Tweet videos sharing your birthday sentiments. Or tweet your sentiments without a video. Use the tag .
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Sherrilyn Ifill Apr 4
The most damning thing I have ever read about this country is & ’s reaction when they heard the news that President Kennedy had been killed. A 34 year old man dedicated to non-violence & justice and his young wife knew this about America and their own lives.
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Be A King Apr 23
My mother’s birthday is Monday, April 27. She was much more than ’s wife & widow. Global leader, world peace advocate, human rights activist, founder of , architect of the King legacy. Join me in next week (& beyond).
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Sherrilyn Ifill Mar 8
As we prepared to oppose the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as AG in 2017, we found in ⁦⁩ Archives a letter had written in opposition to his nomination to the fed bench in 1986.We submitted it to the Sen.Jud Cmtee.
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Be A King May 10
Me and my mother, . To be mothered is a beautiful, grace-filled experience. Thank you, Mama. Love and comfort today to those who cannot rest in a mother’s embrace...and to mothers who can no longer hear or hold their children.
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Be A King Feb 15
“The road to the Beloved Community is the road of nonviolence. The roadblocks are hate and prejudice. We are not there yet...We stand on the cusp of a new day, one brimming with possibilities that once lived only in the restricted passageways of our dreams.”
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Be A King May 9
My maternal grandmother, Bernice Scott. Honored to be named after this powerful woman.
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