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The National Civil Rights Museum. Wreath marks the spot where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in 1968

The National Civil Rights Museum. Wreath marks the spot where Dr. was assassinated in 1968

Memphis Tennessee | Martin Luther King was shot here in 1968 | I was only 2 years old. Strangely, I remember the panic visiting my aunt and uncle. We were advised to stay in and away from windows. Being an adult, I look back into this memory with sadness. What a great man. ~Ā~

Memphis Tennessee - Civil Rights Museum dr Martin Luther King was shot here

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site" Atlanta GA

Family Vacations: Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Share your dream now and visit the King Center Digital Archive to see more than documents from Martin Luther King's personal collection and from the civil rights movement!


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: His life in pictures

The most beautiful speech ever

August 1963 - The Civil Rights march on Washington, D. for Jobs and Freedom culminates with Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Over people participated in the march for equal rights.

Ebenezer Baptist Church ~ Listen to the sermons of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that stirred the conscience of a nation in the restored 1960s sanctuary.

was baptized and ordained a minister in the Ebenezer Baptist Church in the "Sweet Auburn" district of downtown Atlanta. It was his spiritual home and the site of his funeral. The church is now operated by the National Park Service.

UAB in the foreground. University. Medical School. Major research center. Largest employer in Alabama.

Skyline of Birmingham, Alabama. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England; one of the UK's major industrial cities. Many, if not most, of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry. Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama.