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1966 - King brings the civil rights movement to the North and opposes the War in Vietnam. This is a time of change for the civil rights movement. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., takes the movement north and encounters resistance. In Chicago on August 5, 1966, protesters throw stones at him.
"Black and white together, we shall overcome," says Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as he speaks to more than 3,000 people at JCSU. King speaks in favor of moral action, whether it is popular or unpopular. "I'm not a consensus taker -- I don't decide what's wrong by taking a Gallup Poll." A few months later, King takes a stand opposing the war in Vietnam and criticizes United States policy.
Sept. 21, 1966 - Audience at JCSU watches Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speak at Johnson C. Smith University.