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Larned Correctional celebrates history of civil rights movement

Courtesy photo Gretchen Eick speaks to staff and inmates of the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility recently about the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.

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LARNED — The Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility had the honor and privilege of hearing Gretchen Eick, who gave presentations to both staff and inmates in recognition of the Civil Rights Movement recently at the facility.  
Eick’s educational presentation, Celebrating the Civil Rights Movement – 50 years ago and what it teaches us, began with Martin Luther King’s Six Principals of Nonviolence.  
She spoke of the importance freedom songs were to the movement; the songs were often sung during protests or marches related to the movement.
Eick spoke of the first successful student led sit-in in the U.S., which ...

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