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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Yellowing court records from the arrests of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther […]

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Now, 50 years after his murder, we wonder did Dr. King ever think about his own death? And, how did he find the courage to continue to be an activist while constantly facing danger?

The post #MLK50: How did Martin Luther King Jr. view death in the face of activism? appeared first on theGrio.

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Museums, colleges and activists have organized three days of marches, speeches and conferences to remember Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy.

The post Bernice King discusses her father, his legacy in Memphis appeared first on theGrio.

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Despite advances the country has made since the Rev. Martin Luther King. Jr. was slain while fighting poverty and racism, "the age of bullies and bigots is not fully behind us," former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday.

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On April 4, 1968, a movement lost its patriarch when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed on a hotel balcony in Memphis. Yolanda, Martin, Dexter and Bernice King lost their father.

The post King’s heirs still grappling with his killing 50 years later appeared first on theGrio.

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King's death changed the world and altered the lives of those who lived through it. Some would spend the rest of their lives fighting for racial equality and economic justice. Others, including Ester, would struggle to come to terms with what they saw.

The post Witnesses forever changed by MLK’s final days appeared first on theGrio.

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“For we know now that it isn’t enough to integrate lunch counters. What does it […]

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Actor Jesse Williams — known for his work on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” — will produce […]

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History remembers the 1960s as a time of both turbulence and change in Black America, […]

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