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March 6, 1995 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thirty years after the bloody march that shamed Congress into passing the Voting Rights Act, veterans of the civil rights movement gathered Sunday to celebrate the political and social strides African Americans have made. But in the midst of celebrating, they warned of different forces--including crime and voter apathy--that they say threaten black communities today.
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December 2, 1995 | From Associated Press
Rosa Parks came home Friday to mark the 40th anniversary of her historic refusal to give up her bus seat to a white man. "When we made the breakthrough in Montgomery with the buses, that was just the beginning of our stride toward freedom," Coretta Scott King said. King and Parks, joined by a new generation of familiar civil rights names--Martin Luther King III, Ralph Abernathy III and Jesse Jackson Jr.
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December 2, 1995 | From Associated Press
Rosa Parks came home Friday to mark the 40th anniversary of her historic refusal to give up her bus seat to a white man. "When we made the breakthrough in Montgomery with the buses, that was just the beginning of our stride toward freedom," Coretta Scott King said. King and Parks, joined by a new generation of familiar civil rights names--Martin Luther King III, Ralph Abernathy III and Jesse Jackson Jr.
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March 6, 1995 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thirty years after the bloody march that shamed Congress into passing the Voting Rights Act, veterans of the civil rights movement gathered Sunday to celebrate the political and social strides African Americans have made. But in the midst of celebrating, they warned of different forces--including crime and voter apathy--that they say threaten black communities today.
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