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  • Kelly Elaine Navies – The Librarian

    Kelly Elaine Navies – The Librarian

    Kelly Elaine Navies is an Oral Historian, librarian, writer, cultural heritage specialist and mother. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library – Central Library The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, the central library of the DC Public Library, opened on August 21, 1972. An extensive study by the firm of Booz, Allen and Hamilton had established the need for a new central library in the downtown business district. The original Carnegie Library, opened in 1903 at Mount Vernon Square, was […]

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  • Spaces: Memorialize with Funn (MLK Day Tribute)

    Spaces: Memorialize with Funn (MLK Day Tribute)

    We dedicate this Spaces clip in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the upcoming Black History Month. Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. —— Black History Month was begun as Negro History Week by historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926. His goal was to educate the American people about African-American history, focusing on African Americans’ cultural backgrounds and reputable achievements. […]

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  • Ammar Abdulhamid: The Nonviolent Approach (Arab Spring)

    Ammar Abdulhamid: The Nonviolent Approach (Arab Spring)

    Ammar Abdulhamid is a liberal democracy activist whose anti-regime activities led to his exile from Syria on September 7, 2005. He now lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his supporting family: his wife Khawla, and their two children: Oula (b. 1986) and Mouhanad (b. 1990). Ammar is the founder and director of the Tharwa Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to democracy promotion in the Greater Middle East and North Africa region. http://syrianrevolutiondigest.blogspot.com/

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