Dr. King’s Legacy: 50 Years of Progress
Jan15

Dr. King’s Legacy: 50 Years of Progress

On the evening of April 4, 1968, as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on a balcony of his hotel room in Memphis, Tenn., an assassin took the shot that ended his life. He was in Memphis to support striking sanitation workers. Although King is mostly regarded for his civil rights work in the South, he devoted extensive time to raising awareness about racial injustices in the Northeast including supporting the thousands who protested the...

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