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Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Commencement Speech

On June 13th 1965, Martin Luther King, Jr. was Hofstra University’s honoree and guest speaker. King focused on the need for active participation to end racial inequality, poverty and war.

Source: Courtesy of Hofstra’s Department of Special Collections – University Archives

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