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Macomb unveils mural celebrating life and work of C.T. Vivian

A mural honoring civil rights pioneer the Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian and his connections to Macomb was officially unveiled on Saturday in the 200 block of East Carroll Street. The mural, entitled “Life of a Servant,” is 75 feet long and 18 feet tall. On one end a...
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Macomb unveils mural celebrating life and work of C.T. Vivian

A mural honoring civil rights pioneer the Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian and his connections to Macomb was officially unveiled on Saturday in the 200 block of East Carroll Street. The mural, entitled “Life of a Servant,” is 75 feet long and 18 feet tall. On one end a...
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Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian mural dedication this Saturday

MACOMB — To honor one of Macomb’s greatest sons, the Macomb Area Convention & Visitors Bureau has partnered with C.T. Vivian Project Foundation of Macomb founder and director Byron Oden-Shabazz and artist and former WIU Professor of Art Michael Mahoney, to honor civil rights pioneer Rev. Dr. C. T. Vivian in the form of a 75 x 18 foot mural to be dedicated at 12 p.m. this Saturday, July 30th.
MACOMB, IL
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Macomb set to build culture center in honor of C.T. Vivian

MACOMB (WGEM) - In honor of civil rights leader C.T. Vivian, Macomb is set to build a center for civic and social engagement. C.T. Vivian Project of Macomb President Byron K. Oden-Shabazz said the facility will be built on the grounds of Vivian’s boyhood home near North Mechanic and East Adams streets.
MACOMB, IL
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Proposal to rename school in honor of C.T. Vivian

A Macomb Board of Education member wants to rename one of the district's schools in honor of the Reverend C.T. Vivian. Jim LaPrad said that as a civil rights leader, Dr. Vivian was a teacher. "What better way to honor a teacher – a teacher for all of us, not...
MACOMB, MO
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The Reverend C.T. Vivian Birthday Celebration

Macomb celebrated the 97th anniversary of the birth of the late civil rights leader Dr. C.T. Vivian. Community leaders hope to make it an annual event. The Reverend Vivian was born in Missouri but grew up in Macomb. He went on to serve as one of the leaders of the American Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 60s.
MACOMB, MO
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Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian Birthday Celebration on July 30th

All area residents are welcome to celebrate Reverend Dr. C.T. Vivian Birthday at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The party will take place at Rev. Vivian’s childhood home located 630 E. Adams Street in Macomb. There will be guest speakers starting at 5:15 p.m. from senior pastor of Grace City Church in Rock Island, Reverend Dwight Ford. Ford is presenting “The Way Forward: Leading with Love and Sacrifice.” The Rev. Ford is recognized as “The People’s Pastor.”
MACOMB, IL
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To Be Baptized: A Performance Tribute to John Lewis and C.T. Vivian

On the one-year anniversary of the passing of the civil rights leaders John Lewis and C.T. Vivian, this celebration of civic engagement begins with the poet-performer Carl Hancock Rux, guitarist Chris Bruce and The Resistance Revival Chorus performing Rux’s The Baptism live over a projection of director Carrie Mae Weems’ moving images. The Baptism is a Lincoln Center commission that Rux and Weems with songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello crafted to honor Lewis and Vivian. The event continues with a panel discussion considering the power and responsibilities of contemporary American citizenhood and the role of the arts in helping us grapple with critical issues and move our society forward.
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C. T. Vivian Day declared in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - America lost a giant in the civil right movement in 2020, with the passing of Rev. C.T Vivian. His name may not be as familiar as Rev. Doctor Martin Luther King, Junior, but King, himself, called Vivian “the greatest preacher to ever live”. Vivian’s daughter was...
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