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Prominent Historian and Friend of MLK Jr. Dies

Dr. Vincent G. Harding, who wrote Martin Luther King: The Inconvenient Hero and There Is a River: The Black Struggle for Freedom in America, has passed away at the age of 82. Harding was born in Harlem, New York, and obtained his Ph.D. in history from the University of Chicago in 1965. (Photo:Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post/Getty Images)

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