April 8, 1968: Mrs. Martin Luther King and her children with Dr. Ralph Abernathy lead a massive march through through the streets of Memphis on April 8, 1968 after the assassination of her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Art Shay/Time + Life Pictures/Getty)
Selma-Montgomery March: Martin Luther King leading march from Selma to Montgomery to protest lack of voting rights for African Americans. Beside King is US Congressman John Lewis, Reverend Jesse Douglas, James Forman and Ralph Abernathy. March 1965.
Thousands of people protested during the 1950s and 60s for the integration and voting rights of black Americans. Here are the brutal events leading up to the signing of the Voting Rights Act on 6th August 1965.
Martin Luther King et la marche de Selma vus par les photographes de Magnum