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Local NAACP chapter president Cecil B. Moore, center, took to the microphone to speak outside City Hall during a protest over access to building jobs in 1963. — Photo from philadelphiaencyclopedia.org

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Thanks for sharing the history of this Awesome Soldier Brother!. Wow..I knew his name garnered great respect, but your article gave insights into the Man. Thanks

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