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 event hosted by the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Taylor also talked about his personal experience growing up as a child in a segregated community in the South and then later deciding to participate in the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. His award-winning novel was titled, “Parting the Waters: America in the King Years” and he’s best known for his trilogy of books on MLK and the civil rights era. close
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