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Mark McCormick

Mark McCormick

Mark McCormick is the former executive director of The Kansas African American Museum, a member of the Kansas African American Affairs Commission and deputy executive director at the ACLU of Kansas.

COMMENTARY

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no one should settle for ‘a piece of freedom’

By: - January 16, 2023

This commentary comes to Newsline from the Kansas Reflector. Some historians mark the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s murder as the end of the civil rights movement. Over an arc of 14 years — from the 1954 Brown Decision to King’s death in 1968 — the nation attempted to address its racial caste system. The […]