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Natchez Trace Parkway    Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee    3132 130822 
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Tennessee Crossroads Natchez Trace Parkway - YouTube  |  NatchezTraceParkway - YouTube
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Natchez Trace - Wikipedia

7693 141111  Tuesday, November 11, Veterans Day
Arlington National Cemetery Veterans Day Ceremony Video  11/11/2014
Weekly Address: This Veterans’ Day, Let’s Honor Our Veterans | The White House  11/08/2014
Veterans Day Parade in Birmingham 2014 - YouTube  Alabama
USAF Honor Guard - NYC Veteran's Day Parade 2013 - YouTube  New York
Veterans Day Parade - Modesto, California - Full Parade - YouTube  2012

Montgomery Bus Boycott - Black History -
10821 160204    February 4, 1913    Happy birthday Rosa Parks!  Rosa Parks - Civil Rights Activist, videos
From The Rosa Parks Story: "Arrested" - YouTube
Roasa Parks Part 1 - YouTube
Rosa Parks Part 2 - YouTube
Rosa Parks - Wikipedia  February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005, an African American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".
Rosa Parks Day - Wikipedia 
Rosa Parks  |  Martin Luther King Jr.

12845 170611  University of Alabama desegregated - Jun 11, 1963 -
George C. Wallace Stands Up in the Schoolhouse Doors at the University of Alabama - YouTube
George Wallace - Wikipedia
August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998, an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, ...
Presidents:    John F. Kennedy    #35

13272 170915  Klan Bombing of Birmingham Church 1963 - YouTube  September 15, 1963
16th Street Baptist Church bombing - Wikipedia

Civil Rights  |  Alabama
Presidents    John F. Kennedy    #35

12409 170307-0308  Remembering Selma’s “Bloody Sunday” - History in the Headlines
Bloody Sunday - Selma, Alabama - YouTube  March 7, 1965  

Civil Rights
8695 150308  50 years after 'Bloody Sunday,' see photos of Selma then and now  PBS, 03/07/2015
Video: Obama speaks in Selma on 50th anniversary of civil rights marches  PBS, 03/07/2015
8288 150119-0120  SELMA, Ala. ‘Selma’ stars march in Alabama to honor MLK | Herald Online  Kim Chandler, AP, 01/18/2015
Bloody Sunday - Selma, Alabama - YouTube
Selma (2014) - IMDb
Selma to Montgomery marches - Wikipedia
The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. | AOL Features
Cover Story: “The Dream of Reconciliation” - The New Yorker
A President and a King  The New Yorker, Jelani Cobb, Jan. 26, 2015 Issue 

When Schools Stay Open on Martin Luther King Day - The Atlantic  Emily Richmond, 01/20/2014
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. in Photos - The Atlantic  Alan Taylor, 01/19/2015
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Bing Images
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2015 - Bing Images
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (3rd Monday of January)

11116 160407    April 5, 1856    Happy birthday Booker T. Washington!  Booker T. Washington: Educator, Civil Rights Activist
History and Mission | Tuskegee University  Alabama
Booker T. Washington - Wikipedia
  April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915, an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community.
  Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. They were newly oppressed in the South by
disenfranchisement and the Jim Crow discriminatory laws enacted in the post-Reconstruction Southern states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries....
Civil Rights Activists  |  Virginia  

11898 161116    born November 16, 1873    W.C. Handy 
W.C. Handy - Songwriter - -
a leader in popularizing blues music in the early 20th century, with hits like "Memphis Blues" and "St. Louis Blues."
W.C. Handy - Memphis Blues - YouTube
W. C. Handy - St Louis Blues - YouTube
W.c. Handy - St. Louis Blues (1914) - YouTube
Mr. Handy's Blues A Musical Documentary - YouTube
W. C. Handy - Wikipedia 
William Christopher Handy, November 16, 1873 – March 28, 1958, an American composer and musician, known as the "Father of the Blues". ...
W. C. Handy Music Festival - Wikipedia 
annually in Florence, Alabama, sponsored by the Music Preservation Society, Inc., in honor of Florence native W. C. Handy, the "Father of the Blues."
W.C. Handy House Museum | Tennessee Vacation
Music  |  Alabama  |  Memphis, Tennessee   

born June 27, 1880    Helen Keller  videos, Helen Keller
Mini Bio: Helen Keller - YouTube

Helen Keller - Wikipedia  June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968, an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree...  

born February 4, 1913    Rosa Parks  Rosa Parks - Civil Rights Activist, videos
Rosa Parks - Wikipedia  February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005, an African American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement"....
Rosa Parks  |  Martin Luther King Jr. 


September 12, 1913    Jesse Owens
Owens wins 4th gold medal - Aug 09, 1936 -
Jesse Owens, Hitler reaction - YouTube  1936 Berlin Olympic Games
White House Honors Black Athletes of the 1936 Olympics - The Atlantic  09/29/2016  Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens - Wikipedia  September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980, an American track and field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist in the 1936 Games.
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President:    Franklin D. Roosevelt    #32

born August 25, 1919    George C. Wallace
George C. Wallace - U.S. Governor -
George C. Wallace Stands Up in the Schoolhouse Doors at the University of Alabama - YouTube
George Wallace - Wikipedia
August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998, an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, ...
Presidents:    John F. Kennedy    #35

Governor George Wallace shot - May 15, 1972 -
1972, May 15 George Wallace Assassination Attempt Stock Footage HD - YouTube

Maryland  |  Alabama
Presidents:     Richard Nixon    #37

born June 20, 1949    Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie - Songwriter, Singer -
'We Are the World' at 30: 12 tales you might not know  USA Today  
Top 10 Lionel Richie Songs - YouTube
Lionel Richie - Endless Love ft. Shania Twain - YouTube
Lionel Richie - Wikipedia 
born June 20, 1949, an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. Beginning in 1968, he was a member of the funk and soul band the Commodores and then launched a hugely successful solo career in 1982. He also co-wrote the 1985 charity single "We Are the World" with Michael Jackson, ...
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7789 141121  What's America's Booziest State?   Yahoo Food, Dave Infante and Chris Kolmar, Thrillist, 11/20/2014
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7695 141112  America's most dangerous cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent and Alexander E.M. Hess, 24/7 WallSt, 11/12/12014
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