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A Public Conversation with Civil Rights Veteran Khadjia Moton Ghafur


Published: January 9, 2020 • Updated: January 12, 2022

Author: Yaqeen Institute

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ

In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

Yaqeen Institute, in partnership with the National Black United Front (NBUF) are proud to present The Story of a Movement, featuring Khadijah Moton Ghafur.
Join NBC 5's Gromer Jeffers, Fox 4's Shaun Rabb, and Imam Omar Suleiman as they discuss Ghafur's involvement in many notable events of the 1960s civil rights movement, including meeting Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at age 14, being in the car when KKK members fatally shot Viola Liuzzo, and marching with King in Selma on Bloody Sunday as well as an anti-discrimination demonstration in all-white Cicero, Illinois.

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