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Duncantell Jr. was born in Natchitoches, Louisiana, in 1936. He served in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1959. In 1969, Duncantell jr. began working for the Anti-Poverty Program-Houston Community Action Association. He later created "The Central Committee for the Protection of Poor People." In 1974, Duncantell Jr. became Founder and Executive Director of the Black Heritage Society Inc. Ovide Duncantell Jr. was instrumental in renaming South Park Blvd to Martin Luther King Jr. On January 21, 1978, Ovide Duncantell Jr and the Black Heritage Society hosted the 1st Annual "MLK" Parade in the USA with the Reverend Martin Luther (Daddy) King Sr as Grand Marshal.
What and Why We Celebrate Black History. Our goal is to stay relevant with information that impacts Blacks and other minorities, continue to promote African Americans who contributed to our society and advocate rights for all people.
The black community in the U.S. calls for education taking action on the 54th anniversary of MLK's assassination. Turkiye--International News outlet
My Reaction to the Day When MLK Jr. was Assassinated
Turkiye --Internation News Outlet
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The 44th President of United States President
Funded the cause for Martin Luther King Jr. to fight for Civil rights for all.
Barbara Jordan was a lawyer, educator, and politician who was the first African American congresswoman from the South and the first woman elected to the Texas Senate
Welcome to the Black Heritage Society Podcast, kicking off our pre-celebration of Juneteenth! We present The Forgotten Side of Black History by Helen Johnson.
The oldest Bible in the world is the Ethiopian Bible.
Listen to Prairie View A&M University tell their story of the beginning.
Original Chinese were Black.
Original Jews reveal the Truth about 12 Tribes of Israel Being Black