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Celebrating Rev. Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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A Retrospective Look at Dr. King's Life and Mission
A Retrospective Look at Dr. King's Life and Mission
  • A Retrospective Look at Dr. King's Life and Mission
  • ". . .to make all people truly free,
    and to make each person feel that they are a human being."
  • Rosa Parks, December, 1955
  • Sept. 3 1958: Dr. King is arrested in Albany, GA,
    while trying to gain admittance to the trial of his colleague, Dr. Ralph Abernathy.
  • Albany, GA—A demonstration to desegregate public facilities, December, 1961
  • Dr. King in the Police Chief's office in Albany, GA
    after being arrested on Dec. 16, 1961
  • Birmingham, AL, 1963
  • "I send you as sheep, into the midst of wolves"
  • Through the fire, and the water. . . .
  • Dr. King in jail in Birmingham, AL
  • Where he wrote the "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" in April, 1963
  • Myrlie Evers at the funeral of her husband, Medgar Evers,
    murdered June 12, 1963
  • Selma to Montgomery, 1963
  • Dr. King and his Nobel Peace Prize, Dec. 10, 1963
  • We Shall Overcome!
  • "I have a dream. . . ."
  • The March on Washington, 1963
  • In the White House, 1964 with LBJ
  • Dr. King and LBJ at the signing of the Civil Rights Bill, July 2, 1964
  • Dr. King is struck by a rock thrown during a march in Cicero, IL, 1966
  • "Freedom must be demanded."
  • "We must let them know that nothing can stop us—not even death itself."
  • Dr. King with two of his daughters
  • Dr. King and his young son
  • Dr. King preaching
  • "We have a power—a power that cannot be found in bullets and guns!"
  • The last photograph taken of Dr. King in Memphis,
    with sanitation workers just before his death.
  • Martyred April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN