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Today in History: King Wins Nobel Peace Prize 

On October 14, 1964, Georgian-born Baptist Minister Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent resistance to racial discrimination. Influenced by the philosophies and practices of Mohandas Ghandi, King organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the first of a series of peaceful protests aimed at ending racial segregation. He donated the …

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Today in History: Elie Wiesel Is Born 

Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed and seven times sealed. Never shall I forget that smoke. Never shall I forget the little faces of the children, whose bodies I saw turned into wreaths of smoke beneath a silent …

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Made for goodness… 

Title: Made for Goodness: and why all this makes a difference Author : Desmond M. Tutu and Mpho A. Tutu   Publisher: New York : HarperOne Call number: BJ1521 .T88 2010 From the Publisher: South African Nobel Peace Prize–winner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who lived through South African apartheid and helped to clean up its criminal consequences by chairing the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, could …

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