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Carl Snowden: August is a month of landmark events

Carl Snowden: August is a month of landmark events
Many Americans are unaware that the Aug. 28, 1963, March on Washington occurred on the anniversary of the 1955 murder of Emmett Till. At that rally Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

Bates, whose name was emblazoned on the only high school that African Americans could attend in Anne Arundel County from 1933 until 1966.A catered dinner will be served as a courtesy by Anne Arundel County Clerk of the Court Scott Poyer.Jackson; Erica Griswold, candidate for Register of Wills; Alderwoman Rhonda Pindell Charles; Antonio Palmer, president, United Black Clergy of Anne Arundel County and community leaders.Today, that high school is the Wiley H.

The month of August has many anniversaries of important events.August was also the month in 1831 that Nat Turner led his famous rebellion in Virginia, a rebellion that led to United Methodist congregations creating white and Black churches, which gave birth to Asbury United Methodist Church in 1838.

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