history { MLK

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I Have a Dream" (August 28, 1963)

"I've Been to the Mountaintop" (April 3, 1968, the day before he was killed, and disconcertingly prescient)

Robert F. Kennedy announces the death of MLK to a crowd in Indianapolis (April 4, 1968)

1 comment:

GeistX said...

This sparked a discussion at work that I had to get up and leave. The topic was MLK as a criminal and it was filled with revisionist ignorance.

He was able to do a great thing, and in a non-violent way.