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2013-08-16 23:17:10

Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett and ACLU of Iowa's Executive Director Ben Stone will speak at an event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington on Saturday, August 24th at the African American Museum of Iowa from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The event is hosted by the African American Museum of Iowa, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Peoples Church, Diversity Focus, and the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission. Cedar Rapids, IA (PRWEB)...

2013-07-31 23:30:22

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the civil rights movement, this year’s Sages and Scientists Symposium includes presentations by Dr. Clarence B. Jones, whose suggested words for the opening seven paragraphs of MLK’s "I Have a Dream" speech were included as proposed; Diane Nash, who in 1961 coordinated the Freedom Rider from Birmingham, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi, a story documented in the recent PBS American Experience film “Freedom Riders;” and Dr....

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  • A stinking tobacco.
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This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.