Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

On this day: Martin Luther King Jr. An Orator till the end

(AP Photo/Panopticon Gallery, Ernest C. Withers) Original Filename: CIVIL RIGHTS PHOTOGRAPHER.jpg ORG XMIT: VAGK4 In 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. was in the prime of his time as a civil rights leader of the African American Civil Rights Movement fighting...

/ 3rd April 2015

On this day: Martin Luther King Jr. begins a drive to register black voters

In early 1965, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) made Selma, Alabama, the focus of its efforts to register black voters in the South, in an attempt to increase black participation and political presence in these southern...

/ 2nd January 2015