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Jewish involvement in the Civil Rights Movement #Jews and #Blacks marched arm & arm. Jews were earliest supporters of #UrbanLeague, #ILGWU organized too. #AmericanJewishCommittee, #AmericanJewishCongress & #ADL were central in the fight (1 #MLKDay
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#Jews made substantial financial contributions to many civil rights organizations including: #NAACP, #UrbsnLeague, #CongressofRacialEquality, & #StudentNonViolentCoordinatingCommittee (2) #MLKDay #MLK #MLKJr
50% of #CivilRights attorneys were #Jews & 50% of whites who went to Mississippi in 1964 were Jews who went to challenge #JimCrowLaws. Clark's study relied upon by the USSCt in Brown v Bd of Education case was paid for by #AmericanJewishCommittee #MLKDay (3)
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GOD BLESS AMERICA

Nov1934, famed double Medal of Honor winner Gen Smedley Butler gave secret testimony before Hse McCormack-Dickstein Cmte of a plot headed by a group of wealthy businessmen to establish a fascist dictatorship US counterpunch.org/2011/12/02/wal…
Major Gen Smedley D Butler testified he was recruited for a Military Coup to overthrow Franklin D. Roosevelt by American Liberty League organizers led by John D Rockefeller, duPont family & JP Morgan & group of ultra-wealthy including George W. Bush’s grandfather, Prescott Bush.
Marine General Butler was approached by Gerald P. MacGuire of Wall Street’s Grayson M-P Murphy & Co.

MacGuire claimed they would assemble an army of 500,000 mostly unemployed WWI veterans & #marchonwashington
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