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Celebrating Black History Month with TSI President Hannah

Martin Luther King was a Baptist Minister and a Social Activist. He was known for his peaceful protests and his life-changing speeches. King’s “I have a dream” speech is still talked about and referenced in today’s world.

He was a large contributor in the founding of the African American civil rights movement.  King also founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and served as its first President.

A few of the protests he organized were the Selma to Montgomery March in 1965, the March of Washington in 1963, the non-violent protests actions in Birmingham Alabama, and was the leader in the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955.

All of his actions lead to him receiving a noble peace prize in 1964 followed by many more awards.

Join us in celebrating important people and events in the history of the African diaspora during Black History Month ✊🏾💚❤️💛


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