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"Heed Their Rising Voices" (facsimile)

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Author: Committee to Defend Martin Luther King and the Struggle for Freedom in the South

Date: March 29, 1960

Location: New York, N.Y.


This advertisement, endorsed by supporters of King, including SCLC ministers, black entertainers, and prominent liberals, appeared in the New York Times on 29 March 1960. The ad states that the funds would be distributed three ways: King’s defense for his Alabama perjury trial, support for student protesters, and the voting rights struggle.

Source: New York Times, 29 March 1960.

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