#Freedom50: 10 Riveting Civil Rights Photos That Inspire
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Happy Birthday Martin Luther King Jr.: 10 Riveting Civil Rights Moments That Inspire

Photo: Anonymous / Associated Press

Frankfort, Kentucky

Photo: Anonymous / Associated Press

A hunger strike in the state Capitol found 33 strong protestors fighting for the Kentucky Legislature to include a civil rights bill. Sitting in the House gallery since the beginning of the week, the group vowed to starve until action was taken. The bill was finally passed on January 27, 1966.

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