Vineyard Gazette
In a letter to Rev. Henry L. Bird, the text of which follows, Mrs. Robert W.
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Vineyard Gazette
The Rev. Henry L. Bird was released from jail in Williamston, N.
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Dr. Robert W. Nevin is on his way this morning to Williamston, N. C., as a participant in the civil rights demonstration in which, last week, the Rev. Henry L.
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Williamston. Town (Pop. 3,966) co, seat of martin Co., n.e. N. C., on the Roanoke and ESE of Rocky Mount; inc. 1779.
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2021

The civil rights activist and Washington power broker who died Monday had been a longtime summer visitor to the Vineyard.

2020

In years past we all have looked forward to celebrating and remembering the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as we recalled his leadership and contributions during the civil rights struggles.

2019

For Ric Burns filmmaking is a collaborative journey. Last week at a screening of his work-in-progress documentary Driving While Black, even the audience became part of the process.
Many contributors to black history weren’t black. Take the abolitionists, for example.

2017

In the first of a series on diversity at the regional high school, historian Patricia Sullivan explained the critical role college and high school students played in the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s.

2015

A remembrance gathering will be held in Oak Bluffs this weekend for Julian Bond, the well-known civil rights leader and former chairman of the NAACP who died August 15 at the age of 75. Mr. Bond was a longtime Vineyard visitor.

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