Ceremonial Groundbreaking Commemorative Items
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Ceremonial Groundbreaking Commemorative Items

Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. Dear Supporter, Our Ceremonial Groundbreaking on November 13th is a day that I will always remember. This day is a milestone accomplishment in our journey to build this Memorial. If you have not already done so, I invite you to visit our online store …

I’m Supporting the Hope for Haiti Charity
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I’m Supporting the Hope for Haiti Charity

Room to Read partners with local communities throughout the developing world to establish schools, libraries, and other educational infrastructure. We seek to intervene early in the lives of children in the belief that education is a lifelong gift that empowers people to ultimately improve socioeconomic conditions for their families, communities, countries, and future generations. Through …

I’m Supporting the Jackie Robinson Foundation
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I’m Supporting the Jackie Robinson Foundation

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) is a public, not-for-profit national organization founded by Rachel Robinson in 1973 as a vehicle to perpetuate the memory of Jackie Robinson and his achievements. Serving as an advocate for young people with the greatest need, the Foundation assists increasing numbers of minority youths through the granting of four-year scholarships …

The National Portrait Gallery – Josephine Baker: Image and Icon
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The National Portrait Gallery – Josephine Baker: Image and Icon

Temporary exhibitions November 24, 2006 through March 18, 2007 This exhibition traces Josephine Baker’s important and innovative contribution to the Jazz Age through vintage photographs, posters, drawings, prints and paintings. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Baker’s birth, the exhibition explores the development of her image, first as an exotic phenomenon in a mid-1920s …