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Martin Luther King Jr., the Man and His Movement

A photographic look at the life and work of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and others in the civil rights movement.

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The Dream Goes on the March
Article | The scene yesterday looked like a typical parade: glad-handing politicians, waving beauty queens and pompom-carrying cheerleaders.
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Three Days of Fire Still Seared in Witnesses' Minds
Article | F orty years ago today, the District was emerging from three days of riots that began after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Civil Rights Groups Seeing Gradual End of Their Era
Article | Forty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, the storied organizations that propelled the modern-day civil rights movement alongside him are either struggling to stay relevant or struggling to stay alive.
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The Other Side of the Mountaintop
Article | Near the end of his life, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. felt cornered and under siege. His opposition to the Vietnam War was widely criticized, even by friends. He was being pressured both to repudiate the black power movement and to embrace it. Some of his lieutenants were urging him to jettis...
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From Ruins To Rebirth
Article | T he intersection where it all began that catastrophic night, the once-ragged corner of 14th and U streets, is now a crossroads at the center of Washington affluence.

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