MLK

The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the "March on Washington". King said the march was "the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States." Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. AFP PHOTO (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Reflections On Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr’s Dream

In recalling the very day Rev. King was assassinated, not only was I angry, I was saddened and frightened not knowing the real significance of his tragic and unforgettable death.

01/20/2015

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Smokey Shares His Experience With MLK in Motown

“He was regal.” That’s what Smokey Robinson said about MLK, Monday Night on the THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW. Smokey shared his experience meeting Martin Luther King back in ’63 at Hitsville USA.

01/21/2014