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    Nine Days

    Stephen and Paul Kendrick recounted Martin Luther King’s imprisonment in the days prior to the 1960 presidential election and the efforts of members of John F. Kennedy’s campaign to secure…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Professor Clayborne Carson talked about Martin Luther King Jr.'s, early life, why he decided to become a minister, and how that contributed to his work in the Civil Rights movement. This class…

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    National Action Network Martin Luther King Day Celebration

    On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the National Action Network held its annual awards show, held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. Speakers included Reverend Al Sharpton, Martin Luther…

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    Vice President-elect Harris Remarks at Martha's Table

    Vice President-elect Kamala Harris briefly spoke to reporters after volunteering at Martha’s Table in Washington, D.C. She said Martin Luther King Jr.'s fight for racial and economic…

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    President-elect Biden Volunteers at Hunger Relief Charity

    President-elect Joe Biden and incoming first lady Jill Biden marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by volunteering in Philadelphia at a hunger relief organization.

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    The Speech

    Gary Younge talked about his book, The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream, in which he examines Martin Luther King Jr.'s “I Have a Dream Speech,” delivered during…

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    Reading of MLK's 1963 Letter from Birmingham Jail

    Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) led a group of Democratic and Republican senators in a commemorative reading of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” Martin Luther King…

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    Taylor Branch on the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    April 4, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Pulitzer Prize author and historian Taylor Branch spoke about the life and legacy of the civil rights leader at an…

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    Vice President-elect Harris Volunteers at Martha's Table in Washington, D.C.

    Vice President-elect Kamala Harris volunteered with her husband, Doug Emhoff, at Martha’s Table in Washington, D.C., to bag food for those in need.

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    Martin Luther King Assassination Anniversary

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    The April 4 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. was remembered with his last speech, President Lyndon Johnson’s address to the nation and a Book TV 2010 talk with Hampton Sides,…

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    Annual Wreath-Laying Ceremony for Martin Luther King Jr.

    The Memorial Foundation held its annual wreath-laying ceremony in honor of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Speakers included Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax (D),…

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    Redemption

    Journalist Joseph Rosenbloom recounted the last 31 hours of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., which included his “Mountaintop Speech,” to a gathering of striking sanitation workers on…

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    After Words with Cornel West

    Cornel West, editor of The Radical King, talked about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, radical political thinking, a side of the late civil rights leader that the author argues has been…

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    Martin Luther King Jr. "I Have a Dream" Speech

    Journalist Jamie Stiehm and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Clarence Page commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 90th birthday by discussing King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and the August…

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    National Action Network Annual MLK Breakfast

    Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network hosted its annual breakfast on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Notable speakers included former Vice President Joe Biden, Martin Luther King…

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    President and Vice President Visit to MLK Memorial

    President Trump and Vice President Pence visited the Martin Luther King, Jr. monument in Washington, D.C., to honor the civil rights activist on the federal holiday marking his birthday.

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination 50th Anniversary Commemoration

    An outdoor service from Memphis commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. The ceremony at the National Civil Rights Museum’s plaza in front of the…

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    The Promise and the Dream

    David Margolick was interviewed at the National Press Club’s Book Fair. He talked about his book, The Promise and the Dream: The Untold Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. And Robert F.…

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    Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Mountaintop" Speech 50th Anniversary

    A ceremony commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.'s “Mountaintop” speech at the Mason Temple in Memphis the night before his assassination. In the speech, he reaffirmed his dedication to nonviolent…

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    Last Days of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Museum historian Ryan Jones of National Civil Rights Museum talked about his final days…

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