Tag: King, Martin Luther Jr

Dorothy Parker’s Ashes Could Be Moved. Again.

When the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People moves its headquarters from Baltimore to Washington in the coming years, there’s a small object from a backyard garden it doesn’t plan to take along: the ashes of the New York writer and critic Dorothy Parker. How Ms. Parker’s ashes came to be interred there […]

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C.T. Vivian, Civil Rights Leader, Is Dead at 95

The Rev. C. T. Vivian, a pioneering civil rights organizer and field general for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his Southern Christian Leadership Conference in the historic struggle for racial justice a half-century ago, died on Friday at his home in Atlanta. He was 95. Two of his daughters, Kira Vivian and […]

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C.T. Vivian, Civil Rights Icon, Is Dead at 95

The Rev. C. T. Vivian, a pioneering civil rights organizer and field general for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his Southern Christian Leadership Conference in the historic struggle for racial justice a half-century ago, died on Friday. He was 95. His death at his home in Atlanta was confirmed by his friend […]

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