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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Cecil B. Moore, and Georgie Woods

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@ Temple University

Mosley, John W

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Cecil B Moore shake hands as Georgie Woods watches. The photograph was shot at Bellevue-Stratford Hotel. Moore was president of the Philadelphia chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Georgie Woods (1927-2005) was a famous African-American radio disc jockey at WDAS Philadelphia circa 1955. He utilized his radio connections to establish a platform for his political activism.

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Temple University

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