“A Tiny Ripple of Hope”

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“A Task For Each One of Us”

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During his lifetime, Robert Kennedy fought passionately for human rights both in the United States and across the globe. He became a champion of the oppressed and impoverished, believing that each of us, especially the young, has both the responsibility and the capacity to make a positive difference in overcoming social injustice.

The RFK Legacy Education Project is a rich collection of digital resources designed to inform and inspire a new generation by:

  • Exploring the courageous journey of  Robert Kennedy through his inspiring words and actions

  • Discovering of the meaning of his message and learning to apply it to our own times

  • Maintaining the legacy of one of the most impassioned human rights figures in American history

  • Joining the legacy of his call for each of us to take a stand against injustice

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This Date, in History:

Sept. 30, 1962

With on-the-ground support from Robert Kennedy’s deputies, James Meredith becomes the first African-American student to enroll at the University of Mississippi