Michael Grant Archives - Institute of the Black World 21st Century

Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his famed "I Have Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, August 28, 1963.

600 Black Legislators Resolved to Push Policies for Economic Justice

By News & Current Affairs

On King Holiday Commemoration: 600 Black Legislators Resolved to Push Policies for Economic Justice. Resolution considered new win for Black Wealth 2020 By Hazel Trice Edney — It was three years ago that a group of national business leaders launched a movement called Black Wealth 2020 partially based on the economic vision articulated by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King said in his final speech on April 3, 1968: “It’s…

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Newark As Model City Edition of Vantage Point — Dr. Ron Daniels

By Newark As Model City Initiative Posts, Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

April 2nd Edition of Vantage Point Topic Newark As Model City — Dedicated to the Memory of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Guests Carmelo G. Garcia, Acting Deputy Mayor, Director, Economic/Housing Development, Newark, NJ Dr. Mtangulizi Sanyika,Community Economic Development Pioneer, Senior Planner, International Development Consultant, Retired Professor, Houston, TX Michael Grant, Regional President, United Security Financial Mortgage, Inc., Immediate Past President, National Bankers Association, Nashville, TN Larry Hamm, Chairman,…

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