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Wordless Wednesday: MLK, Jr. and His Sister as Graduating Seniors

September 2nd, 2009 by Ajuan Mance


Martin, Jr. (a graduating senior at Morehouse) and sister Christine (a graduating senior at Spelman) in 1948.

(Source: The Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Posted by Ajuan Mance

Posted in African American Students, African Americans, Black Colleges, Black History, Higher Education

4 Responses

  1. Villager

    Happy WW! Remarkable MLK photo. I’ve never seen it before…

    I was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. As such, the Station Fire that still rages in Southern California hits home. I invite your blog readers to pray for the power of firefighters to overcome this massive fire.

    peace, Villager

  2. Jennifer @ It's A Beauty Filled Life

    How cool! I’ve never seen this picture before!

    Hope you’re enjoying your WW! And thanks for coming by my blog!

  3. Sukhmandir Kaur

    We take so much for granted in our culture. I wonder if young people really appreciate the accomplishments achieved by these examples, and how the adversity they faced was so much more than scholastic.

  4. SerenityLife

    Wow – that’s Christine Farris? I’ve never seen this picture either. Thank you for sharing!

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