Sunday 28 December 2014

Martin Luther King Remembered

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Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., director of segregated bus boycott, with 7080 sign across his chest for police mug shot, sitting on chair against wall in station house after his arrest for directing city-wide boycott of segregated buses.  (Photo by Don Cravens//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., director of segregated bus boycott, with 7080 sign across his chest for police mug shot, sitting on chair against wall in station house after his arrest for directing city-wide boycott of segregated buses. (Photo by Don Cravens//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addressing crowd of demonstrators outside the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. (Photo by Francis Miller/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
23rd May 1961: American clergyman and civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King (1929 - 1968) (centre). (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
30th March 1965: American civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King (1929 - 1968) and his wife Coretta Scott King lead a black voting rights march from Selma, Alabama, to the state capital in Montgomery. (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
28th August 1963: American president John F. Kennedy in the White House with leaders of the civil rights 'March on Washington' (left to right) Whitney Young, Dr Martin Luther King (1929 - 1968), Rabbi Joachim Prinz, A. Philip Randolph, President Kennedy, Walter Reuther (1907 - 1970) and Roy Wilkins. Behind Reuther is Vice-President Lyndon Johnson. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson hands a pen to civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the the signing of the voting rights act as officials look on behind them, Washington, D.C., August 6, 1965. (Photo by Washington Bureau/Getty Images)
A close-up of a civil rights protest button being worn by a female demonstrator at the March on Washington, Washington, DC, August 28, 1963. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)
American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 - 1968) stands with his wife Coretta and New York City Mayor Robert F. Wagner as is presented with the Medal of Honour of the City of NY, New York City, December 18, 1964. (Photo by Agence France Presse/Getty Images)
American civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King Jnr (1929 - 1968) addresses a crowd in front of the Capitol Building in Montgomery, Alabama, following a black voting rights march from Selma, Alabama. (Photo by William Lovelace/Getty Images)
Dr Martin Luther King (1929 - 1968), American clergyman and civil rights campaigner. (Photo by William Lovelace/Getty Images)
Folk singers Joan Baez and Bob Dylan performing in Washington DC during the March on Washington civil rights rally, August 28, 1963. (Photo by Rowland Scherman/Getty Images)
View of participants during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington DC, August 23, 1963. The march provided the setting for Dr. Marin Luther King’s iconic 'I Have a Dream' speech. (Photo by Paul Schutzer/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
NBC News -- MARCH ON WASHINGTON -- Pictured: (l-r) NBC News' Merrill "Red" Mueller, Martin Luther King, Jr. during an interview at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom political rally at the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 -- Photo by: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MONTGOMERY, AL - MAY 1956: Civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. relaxes at home in May 1956 in Montgomery, Alabama. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
200,000 Americans participated in the civil rights movement's Freedom March on Washington, pouring down Constitution Avenue on their way to the Lincoln Memorial, where they would hear and be moved by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr's pivotal "I have a Dream" speech, 28th August 1963. (Photo by Ed Clarity/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
December 1961: Police chief Laurie Pritchett arresting anti-segregation demonstrators incl. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (2L). (Photo by Donald Uhrbrock/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Overview of crowd on the mall in front of Lincoln Memorial during Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous 'I Have A Dream' speech, 28th August 1963. (Photo by Bob Gomel/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Civil Rights ldr. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. escorted by police officers in courthouse as he is taken into a hearing on a charge of probation violation following his arrest for assisting a student sit-in demonstration. (Photo by Donald Uhrbrock//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
American civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968) lying in state in Memphis, Tennessee, as his colleagues pay their respects to him (right to left); Andrew Young, Bernard Lee and Reverend Ralph Abernathy (1926 - 1990). (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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