ATLANTA — It has been 50 years since the assassination of one America’s greatest leaders who would change the world forever, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
On April 4, 1968, King was shot in Memphis, Tennessee. An assassin silenced the voice that had energized America’s civil rights movement and challenged nation to live up to its highest ideals.
- Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - 50th anniversary of his assassination
- Huge crowd gathers at Lorraine Motel in Memphis to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Events around Atlanta honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
People shared their thoughts in reaction to the anniversary of the King’s assassination.
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