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Ossie Davis Speaks at Duke

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DURHAM — Ossie Davis is a respected actor who hasappeared in such films as "Grumply Old Men" and "The Client". He has alsodevoted a great deal of time to the promotion of civil rights. Davis wasthe keynote speaker at Duke's Martin Luther King commemorative serviceSunday night.

Davis reflected on King's struggles and thoughts, ideas he says canstill work today.

Davis has recently completed his first novel about young people in thecivil rights movement titled "Just Like Martin".

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