Let Freedom Ring

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Hollie Newton
Aug 28, 2013

50 years ago, 1963: Singing, sign-carrying civil rights proponents marched in Washington D.C. in a mass call for Congress to bar racial discrimination up and down the fabric of American life. Over 250,000 Americans participated in the march which culminated in a speech by Martin Luther King Jr.

25 years ago, 1988: Ohio Edison said demand for electricity to fend off oppressive heat hit an all-time record of 305,000 kilowatts in one hour - an output the electric company did not expect to reach until the year 2004.

10 years ago, 2003: Violent and property crimes dipped in 2002 to their lowest levels since records started being compiled in 1973, and had dropped more than 50 percent in the last decade.

Comments

Contango

Members of the Kennedy crime family suspected that MLK was a communist.

"King Address That Stirred World Led to FBI Surveillance"

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/20...

man4451

Its time to free the other races.