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Dr. Martin Luther King and the Chicago Freedom Movement

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Demonstration in East Garfield Park

Photograph by John Tweedle, courtesy of Dianne Tweedle.

King's efforts to assist and empower tenants in poor neighborhoods continued throughout 1966. Here King talks with reporters during a demonstration against Balin Real Estate by the East Garfield Park Union to End Slums in November, 1966. The tenants' group had been staging a rent strike since September.

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