A lasting legacy: Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.
The civil rights icon was born on January 15, 1929
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Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the most influential leaders in the civil rights movement. Tragically, it's been over 50 years since his assassination on April 4, 1968 at the Lorraine Motel. While his time was cut short, his words and deeds live on in memory, and continue to make their mark even today.
Browse this gallery to revisit some of the key moments in Dr. King’s life, and to find out more about how his influential legacy is affecting lives today.
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