Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Little did those white policemen know that in the future he would have a holiday named after him.
Left: King is ready for a mug shot in Montgomery, Alabama, after his 1956 arrest while protesting the segregation of the city's buses.
Seventy-five percent of Americans disapproved of the civil rights leader as he spoke out against the Vietnam War and economic disparity
King outlines boycott strategies to his advisers and organizers on January 27, 1956. Seated. Photos: The legacy of Martin Luther ...
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(2 of 2) Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is attacked by States Rights Party member Jimmy Robinson as King tries to register at the Hotel Albert in Selma, ...
King sits for a police mugshot after his arrest for directing a citywide boycott of segregated. Photos: The legacy of Martin Luther ...
King, flanked by Jesse Jackson and Ralph Abernathy, at the Lorraine Motel the day before he was killed. (Associated Press)
A viral item lists 'four things you didn't know' about Martin Luther King, Jr. You probably didn't know most of them because they're not true.
Courtesy of the King/Farris Family. Martin Luther King Sr. and his wife, Alberta “Bunch” Williams King.
He was more than just the civil rights leader he is remembered as today. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of America's greatest moral and political ...
The wary alliance between Lyndon Johnson and Martin luther King may have been the high point of each man's career.
On April 12, 1963, eight white clergymen, representing various Christian denominations, published a joint letter condemning the demonstrations in Birmingham ...
... the Lorraine Motel, where King was staying. April 4, 1968: Memphis police join Ralph Abernathy, Andrew Young and Jesse Jackson
Courtesy of the King/Farris Family. Martin Luther King Sr.; Alberta Williams King; Coretta Scott King; and Christine
“The white man does not abide by the law… His police forces are the ultimate mockery of law.” “There aren't enough white persons in our country who are ...
Martin Luther King Jr. on the Mall in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
It's Been 50 Years, and Most Don't Know the FBI & Police Admitted Their Role in the Assassination of Dr. King
Don't criticize Black Lives Matter for provoking violence. The civil rights movement did, too. - The Washington Post
Martin Luther King Jr. on graduation day at Morehouse College. (Used with permission, Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel, Morehouse College)
MLK. King and Rev. Ralph Abernathy (left) led a line of demonstrators into the business section of Birmingham, Alabama on April 12th, 1963.
A 1958 assassination attempt by a Georgia woman almost changed history. atlanta-news. By Ernie Suggs - The ...
Courtesy of the King/Farris Family. Martin Luther King Sr.; Jesse Jackson; Alberta Williams King; and Christine King
American soldiers in Long Binh, Vietnam, observe King's birthday on January 15, 1971, 15 years before it was first observed as a federal holiday.
The surviving leaders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Ralph Abernathy and Andrew Young,
... Martin Luther King, Jr and changed the face of modern America… Rosa Parks rides an integrated bus
... the same jail. MLK. King wore a white shirt on both occasions, in 1958 he also wore a tie, beige suit and hat. In 1963, King showed up (knowing he was ...
Dr. King was the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner when he was awarded it in 1964. He was 35 years of age.
A radio documentary that aired on WSB Radio in the days following the death of Martin Luther King Jr. This is part one of two.
American clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (Photo by Consolidated News Pictures/Getty Images)