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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the early evening of April 4th, 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. His lifelong philosophy of nonviolence and dedication to economic and social justice moved the nation.

The King Legacy Series website has many resources available, including teachers guides and biographies of King and the scholars involved with the series. In addition, we include here some links to excerpts from the books as well as audio and video that celebrates the man and his writing.

The day before he died, he gave the following speech to striking AFSCME sanitation workers. This speech in its entirety is included in All Labor Has Dignity.