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

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Monson Motor Lodge Restaurant

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With integration as one of the driving focal points in the movement, these young men and women held prayer sessions in defiance of the then-Jim Crow laws. On June 18, 1964, members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference held their ground out of St. Augustine’s Monson Motor Lodge Restaurant.