40 Years After King

Remnants of a 'Dream'

Many of the organizations that helped propel the civil rights movement are now struggling -- or gone.

More Than an Icon

King's life, like that of other historical figures, has been simplified, some experts say.

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A City in Turmoil

This interactive timeline takes you through the history of the Washington, D.C., riots.

A Leader Dies, A City Burns

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A Leader Dies, A City Burns

The day after King was shot dead, rioting consumed much of the Nation's Capital.

Documenting Dr. King

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Documenting Dr. King

Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Lewis looks back on covering Martin Luther King.

Memories of a Movement

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Memories of a Movement

A look at the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders.

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A look at black life in Dr. King's time -- and today.
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Tell Your Story
Where were you during the 1968 D.C. riots? Share your tale with us and other readers.

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