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Title, side A
Martin Luther King Jr. in Canton
Text, side A
"All life is interrelated in today’s world. I can’t be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be; and you can’t be what you ought to be ‘till I am what I ought to be." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke these words before 3,500 people while addressing a Freedom Rally here on March 20, 1964. His speech addressed issues of racial equality and unity, and urged passage of the Civil Rights Act. On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the act into law, prohibiting discrimination based on a person’s race, color, religion, sex, or nationality.
Address
1815 Harrison Ave NW
Canton, OH 44708
Location
Canton Memorial Fieldhouse
Coordinates
Latitude: 40.818882, Longitude: -81.398988.
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