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JESSE JACKSON SIGNED MARTIN LUTHER KING FIRST DAY COVER, CIVIL RIGHTS

$125.00

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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMEMORATIVE COVER HONORING HIS "I HAVE A DREAM" SPEECH SIGNED BY JESSE JACKSON SR.

Jesse Louis Jackson Sr. Signed Martin Luther King, Jr. First Day Cover, "Jesse Jackson, 1/28/86", 6.5 x 3.5, this FDC is commemorating King's "I Have A Dream" speech and has a Martin Luther King, Jr. 15 cent stamp, by the American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. Senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997. Jackson has been known for commanding public attention since he first started working for Martin Luther King, Jr. In 1965 he participated in the Selma to Montgomery marches organized by James Bevel, King and other civil rights leaders in Alabama. Impressed by Jackson's drive and organizational abilities, King soon began giving Jackson a role in the Southern Christian Leadership (SCLC). In fine condition.

$125   #12119