MLK, Jr. Remembered

Source: National Geographic, 2017

Thanks to the efforts of a Baptist preacher, Martin Luther King, Jr., U.S. law upholds equal rights for all people across the country regardless of race, color, or creed.

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Poor People's Campaign

On Nov. 27, 1967, King announces what would be his last mission, the Poor People’s Campaign, which would focus on jobs for the poor. King had begun to shift his focus toward economic justice and speaking out against the war in Vietnam.

15 photos of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his family…
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., center, and Rev. Ralph Abernathy, others are unidentified.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., center, and Rev. Ralph Abernathy, third from left, share a laugh outside court in Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 25, 1960. Others are unidentified. Andrew Young is seen at center, facing right. (AP Photo)