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The Father’s Group launches educational film series

The Father's Group partnered with Open Space in Bend and BendFilm Saturday to present a historical film and inspire meaningful discussion.

The film, Selma, is about Martin Luther King Jr.'s civil rights efforts and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. 

The non-profit organization started its new film series to educate and strengthen community.

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Bola Gbadebo

Bola Gbadebo is a multimedia journalist for NewsChannel 21. Learn more about Bola here.



  1. “More than 50 years after his assassination in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as an activist, a prominent leader in the civil rights movement, a pioneering historical Black figure, and a wordsmith. His impact is still felt today, as his daughter carries on his legacy, and we continue to look to him for strength when the fight for racial equality seems unending. Throughout his years of public service, the Nobel Peace Prize winner wrote and delivered speeches—the most notable being his 1963 “I Have a Dream” address—that provided wisdom that still holds true. We’ve included 22 of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most famous quotes about kindness, courage, unity, and beyond that are sure to inspire. One of our favorites? “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

    1. Meaning conversation for people who actually show up and are willing to engage, instead of people hiding behind a keyboard making irrelevant comments

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