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The Civil Rights Leadership Award
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the RAC awards the Civil Rights Leadership Award to outstanding leaders in the black and Jewish communities.

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Religious Action Center awards the Civil Rights Leadership Award to outstanding leaders in the black and Jewish communities. The tribute to Dr. King was established in 1988 to honor individuals who have toiled to ensure racial justice in American society and worked to strengthen intergroup relations. Past recipients of the Civil Rights Leadership Award have included former Representative Kweisi Mfume, Peter Edelman, Dr. Benjamin Hooks, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Reform activist Albert Vorspan, Dr. Dorothy Height, Judith Lichtman, Hyman Bookbinder, NAACP activist Hilary Shelton, and Broadway star Theodore Bikel.

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