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Dr. King's 'I Have A Dream' speech was born in North Carolina

August 12, 2015 - An N.C. State University professor has restored old reel-to-reel tapes from a public library in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, proving that Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. first uttered his renowned "I Have A Dream" refrain in the eastern North Carolina city in 1962, nine months before his historic speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Mark Your Calendar: Emancipation Betrayed

July 7, 2005 - Progressives in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill metro area will want to check out this event next week: On Tuesday, July 12 scholar/activist and Institute friend Paul Ortiz will be discussing his much-anticipated book Emanc