Dr. Martin Luther Kng spoke at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh to an integrated audience of about 5,000 on July 31, 1966. Meanwhile, a counter-protest was held at Memorial Auditorium, followed by a march by members from two factions of the Ku Klux Klan. Op-ed article by W. Jason Miller, professor of English at NC State University and author of Origins of the Dream.
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