Martin Luther King Jr.

A collection of images showing the life of MLK Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement.

Martin Luther King made many speeches and led marches to promote peaceful protests of the unfair laws that segregated races.
The march on Washington, D.C. is when MLK Jr. recited his famous "I Have a Dream..." speech.
Peaceful protesters marching against segregated schools and work places. Also, they wanted the right to vote for people of all races.
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at a hotel in Tennessee.
Even after his death, the fight for equal rights still continued. Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 gave rights to all people, some states were not following that law. The National Guard had to protect these places.
Martin Luther King's wife, Coretta Scott
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