MLK Remembered

The US clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Lu
The US clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Lu
PARIS, FRANCE: The US clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Luther King addresses, 29 March 1966 in Paris' Sport Palace the militants of the "Movement for the Peace". "Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. (Photo credit should read AFP/Getty Images)
Civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther K
Civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther K
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: Civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., (C) is accompanied by famed pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock (2nd-L), Father Frederick Reed (3rd-R) and union leader Cleveland Robinson (2nd-R) 16 March, 1967, during an anti-Vietnam War demonstration in New York. The US is celebrating in 2004 what would have been King's 75th birthday. King was assassinated on 04 April, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Coretta Scott King and her husband Martin Luther K
Coretta Scott King and her husband Martin Luther K
OSLO, NORWAY: Coretta Scott King and her husband Martin Luther King 09 December 1964 in Oslo where the US clergyman and civil rights leader received 10 December the Nobel Peace Prize. Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. (Photo credit should read AFP/Getty Images)
Rembering Martin Luther King
Rev. Martin Luther King Rev. Martin Luther King (Photo by National Archives/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
President Kennedy Meets with Civil Rights Leaders
381091 31: President John F. Kennedy meets with civil rights leaders at the White House August 28, 1963.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
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Civil Rights Leaders Speak to the Media
381091 30: Roy Wilkins, Dr. Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders speak to the media after meeting with President Kennedy August 28,1963 at the White House.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
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Civil Rights Movement
380887 67: A group of civil rights leaders speak with Geraldine Whittington, one of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s private secretaries, before meeting with the President at the White House. Left to Right: James Farmer, Roy Wilkins , Whitney M. Young, and Rev. Martin Luther King.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Movement
380887 61: President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with civil rights leaders after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King April 5, 1968 at the White House.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Movement
380887 60: Rev. Martin Luther King at the August 28, 1963 civil rights rally at the Lincoln Memorial.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
(FILES) More than 200,000 civil right su
(FILES) More than 200,000 civil right su
(FILES) More than 200,000 civil right supporters gather 28 August, 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC ( Washington Monument in background) during the "March on Washington", that US civil rights leader Martin Luther King said the march was "the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States." King delivered his "I have a dream" speech during the rally, which is credited with mobilizing supporters of desegregation and prompted the 1964 Civil Rights Act. 28 August, 2003 marks the 40th anniversary of the speech. King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee by James Earl Ray, who confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. AFP PHOTO/FILES (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
(FILES) US civil rights leader Martin Lu
(FILES) US civil rights leader Martin Lu
(FILES) US civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the "March on Washington". 28 August marks the 40th anniversary of the famous "I Have a Dream" speech, which is credited with mobilizing supporters of desegregation and prompted the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. AFP PHOTO/FILES (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Movement
380887 59: Rev. Martin Luther King receives the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1964.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Rev. Martin Luther King
(photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Rally
380887 37: Rev. Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders march at a civil rights rally August 28, 1963 in Washington.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Rally
380887 31: Rev. Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders pose for a picture at a civil rights rally August 28, 1963 in Washington.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Rally
380887 29: Rev. Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders march at a civil rights rally August 28, 1963 in Washington.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Rally
380887 28: Rev. Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy August 28, 1963 at the White House.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Rally
380887 07: Rev. Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders gather before a rally at the Lincoln Memorial August 28, 1963 in Washington.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Rally
380887 06: Rev. Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders gather before a rally at the Lincoln Memorial August 28, 1963 in Washington.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King
380887 02: President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders at the White House.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King
380887 01: Secretary of Labor James P. Mitchell (right) shakes hands with Rev. Martin Luther King as Vice President Richard Nixon looks on August 8, 1957 in Washington.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
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Historic Images From The American 20th Century
379570 26: Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with President Lyndon B. Johnson in the background March 18, 1966 at the White House.
(Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
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Civil Rights
380887 05: Rev. Martin Luther King speaks at a civil rights rally at the Lincoln Memorial August 28, 1963 in Washington.
(Photo by National Archives/Newsmakers)
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Atlanta Scenic MLK Monument
17 Aug 1995: A general view of the fountain and the monument to the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta will host the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.
(Photo Credit: Simon Bruty/Allsport)
Denver Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With Major March And Parade
Denver Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With Major March And Parade
DENVER - JANUARY 18: Bridget Johnson holds a clock of Martin Luther King that she brought with her to City Park for the annual Martin Luther King Day Parade on January 18, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The event is the largest Martin Luther King Day Parade in the country. (Photo by Matt McClain/Getty Images)
Historic scene depicting President-elect
Historic scene depicting President-elect
Historic scene depicting President-elect Barack Obama taking the presidential oath of office on the steps of the Capitol in Miniland Washington DC, in Legoland park in Carlsbad, California, January 16, 2009.Tribute to Martin Luther King. AFP PHOTO/VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
US Vice President and Democratic presidential hope
US Vice President and Democratic presidential hope
ATLANTA, UNITED STATES: US Vice President and Democratic presidential hopeful Al Gore (L) sits with Coretta Scott King, widow of slain civil rights champion Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 17 January, 2000 at the Ebeneezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia during a ceremony for Dr. King . Gore came to Atlanta to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/ Luke FRAZZA (Photo credit should read LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Hip Hop Summit
Hip Hop Summit
Martin Luther King III during the 'Taking Back Responsibilty Hip Hop Summit' at the New York Hilton in New York City. 6/12/01 Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images
Million Family March
Million Family March
380358 05: Martin Luther King III addresses the crowd gathered for the Million Family March October 16, 2000 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Photo by Alex Wong/Newsmakers)
Bush Signs Proclamation to Mark MLK Birthday
Bush Signs Proclamation to Mark MLK Birthday
399906 03: Martin Luther King, III (R) and his sister Bernice unveil a portrait of their father Martin Luther King, Jr. during a ceremony to mark his birthday January 21, 2002 at the White House in Washington, DC. The portrait was presented to the White House as a gift as US President George W. Bush signed a proclamation declaring King an American hero. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Bush Signs Proclamation to Mark MLK Birthday
Bush Signs Proclamation to Mark MLK Birthday
399906 01: US President George W. Bush (L) maspeaks as Martin Luther King III (R) and his sister Bernice look on during a ceremony to mark the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. January 21, 2002 at the White House in Washington, DC. Bush signed a proclamation during the ceremony to commemorate Kings birthday. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Miami, Florida.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Miami, Florida.
399903 06: Children ride a bicycle past a mural in honor of the slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. January 21, 2002 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Indian artist Jasuben Shilpi (C), known
Indian artist Jasuben Shilpi (C), known
Indian artist Jasuben Shilpi (C), known as the Bronze Woman of India, pose with bronze statues of Dr. Martin Luther King (R) and Mahatma Gandhi (L) at her workshop near Adalaj, around 25 kms from Ahmedabad, on December 23, 2011. The Dr. King bronze statue will be installed at the University of North Florida in the USA while the Mahatma Gandhi bronze statue will be installed at Trimurti LLC in California in the USA. AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)
A sign with a photo of Dr. Martin Luther
A sign with a photo of Dr. Martin Luther
A sign with a photo of Dr. Martin Luther King conveys a message in the Occupy DC camp early October 18, 2011 in McPherson Square in Washington, DC. Exactly a month after a few hundred anti-capitalism activists set up camp in New York, the Occupy Wall Street movement has gone international and won the attention of the White House -- even if no one knows where it will go next. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication Held On National Mall
Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication Held On National Mall
WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 16: People listen during a dedication ceremony at the Martin Luther King Memorial on the National Mall October 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama, entertainers, civil rights leaders and others attend the ceremony to formally dedicate the memorial to the civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King who was assassinated in 1968. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)
(FILES) African National Congress (ANC)
(FILES) African National Congress (ANC)
(FILES) African National Congress (ANC) President Nelson Mandela stands 27 June 1990 in Atlanta with his wife Winnie (l) after placing a wreath at the grave of Martin Luther King, Jr. First-left, Coretta Scott King, the widow of M. L. King. (Photo credit should read LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)
(FILES) Coretta Scott King (L), widow of
(FILES) Coretta Scott King (L), widow of
Bronx, UNITED STATES: (FILES) Coretta Scott King (L), widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and Maya Angelou speak to members of the media 02 June 1997 after visiting Betty Shabazz, the widow of slain civil rights activist Malcom X, at Jacobi Hospital in the Bronx, NY. Coretta Scott King, widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Junior, has died at the age of 78, US television reported 31 January, 2006. King, who carried on her husband's legacy after he was assassinated in 1968, had suffered a minor stroke and other health problems in recent years. EDS NOTE: Adds year picture was taken. AFP PHOTO/FILES/Jon LEVY (Photo credit should read JON LEVY/AFP/Getty Images)
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. gestures as he gives a spe
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. gestures as he gives a spe
MEMPHIS, TN - APRIL 4: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. gestures as he gives a speech 04 April to a crowd of about 4,000 people at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN after they marched to honor the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King who was assassinated 30 years ago this day in Memphis. King was killed by a sniper's bullet in 1968 as he emerged from his hotel room. (Photo credit should read ANDREW CUTRARO/AFP/Getty Images)
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, ho
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, ho
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, honoring the iconic US civil rights leader, on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on January 12, 2012. Monday, January 16, marks the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday that will have occurred since the Memorial first opened to the public last fall. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Tourists walk through the Martin Luther
Tourists walk through the Martin Luther
Tourists walk through the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, honoring the iconic US civil rights leader, on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on January 12, 2012. Monday, January 16, marks the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday that will have occurred since the Memorial first opened to the public last fall. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, ho
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, ho
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, honoring the iconic US civil rights leader, on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on January 12, 2012. Monday, January 16, marks the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday that will have occurred since the Memorial first opened to the public last fall. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, ho
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, ho
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, honoring the iconic US civil rights leader, on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on January 12, 2012. Monday, January 16, marks the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday that will have occurred since the Memorial first opened to the public last fall. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
The "Stone of Hope" sculpture is seen du
The "Stone of Hope" sculpture is seen du
The "Stone of Hope" sculpture is seen during the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial October 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Eds. note: photo shot with tilt lens) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Tourists walk through the Martin Luther
Tourists walk through the Martin Luther
Tourists walk through the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, honoring the iconic US civil rights leader, on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on January 12, 2012. Monday, January 16, marks the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday that will have occurred since the Memorial first opened to the public last fall. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
The sculpture of Martin Luther King seen
The sculpture of Martin Luther King seen
The sculpture of Martin Luther King seen on August, 26, 20011 in Washington DC. The long-awaited dedication of a US national memorial to slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King scheduled for this weekend has been delayed due to Hurricane Irene, organizers said Thursday August 25, 2011. The dedication -- slated for Sunday, the 48th anniversary of King's "I Have a Dream" speech -- will instead take place in September or October, said Harry Johnson, head of the memorial project. AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)
The Martin Luther King, Jr sculpture is
The Martin Luther King, Jr sculpture is
The Martin Luther King, Jr sculpture is seen at the MLK Memorial December 1, 2011 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Atlanta Scenic MLK Monument
18 Aug 1995: The monument for the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta will host the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.
(Photo Credit: Simon Bruty/Allsport)
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