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During a lengthy, members-only meeting on Capitol Hill on Jan. 19, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) discussed various options to protest the current President of the United States. Their protest plans centered around the annual State of the Union address. ...

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Poor People’s Campaign Exhibit Opens at the Black History Museum

Poor People’s Campaign Exhibit Opens at the Black History Museum Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Showcases #CityofHope1968 Exhibition The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture commemorates the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s final human rights crusade in a new exhibition on the “Poor People’s Campaign,” a multi-cultural coalition that began in 1968 to end pove ...

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Simeon Booker to Be Memorialized at Washington National Cathedral January 29

A memorial service for trailblazing civil rights journalist Simeon Booker will be held on Monday, January 29, 2018, his wife, Carol McCabe Booker, has announced. The service is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Booker, a journalistic icon, died Dec. 10 at the age of 99. ...

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