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Martin Luther King Jr’s Handwritten Notes up for Auction

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s handwritten notes, writings and correspondence among important Civil Rights era history at Heritage AuctionsConsigned by King’s personal secretary, Maude Ballou, who worked closely with MLK through the early years of the struggle in the late 1950s; cited by King as a good friend; at auction in New York, Oct. 17; a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Alabama State UniversityNEW YORK – An unprecedented trove of material relating to the Reverend Dr.

The March Premieres August 27 on PBS, Documentary Explores the March on Washington

The 1963 March on Washington was a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement. More than 250,000 people joined in peaceful demonstration for racial and economic equality. Their clarion call helped usher in sweeping civil rights legislation and a sea change in public opinion, and the event endures today as a symbol of unity and monumental... The special is voiced by Denzel Washingon.Watch The March - PREVIEW on PBS.