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PERPETUATING A LEGACYOF NONVIOLENCE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: THE HOUSE OF UMOJA, INC.'S "PEACE ON EARTH" DAY

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Queen Mother Falaka Fattah
House Of Umoja, Inc.
Telephone: (215) 473-5893
E-Mail: falakafattah@aol.com


PHILADELPHIA, PA (USA) – 3 April 2012 -- Forty-four years ago – on Thursday, 4 April 1968 – in Memphis, Tennessee, a senseless act of violence cut short the life of visionary, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and leader of the African American Civil Rights Movement Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who described himself in his last sermon given on 4 February 1968 at Ebenezer Baptist Church as a “drum major for justice who tried to feed the hungry . . . clothe the naked . . . and love and serve humanity.” In that same year, six months later – September 1968 -- in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the
House of Umoja, Inc. was born. For the past forty-four years, the House of Umoja, Inc. has perpetuated Dr. King’s legacy of nonviolence and social justice. The internationally acclaimed organization has “loved and served humanity” by, among other things, positively shaping the minds a…