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Monday, January 18, 1999

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  • KKK Cancels MLK Day Rally

    More than 300 people assembled Saturday on the Capitol steps in Madison, Wisconsin. They gathered together to affirm the legacy of Dr. King’s dream and to celebrate his life. The KKK had planned to rally on the Capitol steps on the same day but cancelled their event in the face of mass public disapproval.

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    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave this speech at the Riverside church in New York City on April 4, 1967, exactly one year before he was assassinated. In this lesser known address, he criticizes the growth of the military industrial complex and American involvement in Vietnam.