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Dr. Thomas Freeman, debate coach who taught MLK at Morehouse, dies | Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dr. Thomas Freeman, debate coach who taught MLK at Morehouse, dies | Atlanta Journal Constitution

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By ArLuther Lee, Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dr. Thomas F. Freeman, the world-renowned orator and debate coach who once taught Martin Luther King Jr. at Atlanta’s Morehouse College and whose academic career spanned seven decades, has died.

He passed away Saturday, only weeks shy of his 101st birthday. 

According to ABC News, Freeman was still teaching at the debate team headquarters at Texas Southern University, where he worked since 1949. 

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Featured Image, Dr. Thomas Freeman gives a speech in 2013 at the Children’s Museum of Houston. (Cody Duty/AP)
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