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  • PHOTO: Martin Luther King Jr. waves with his children, Yolanda and Martin Luther III,

    Martin Luther King Jr. waves with his children, Yolanda and Martin Luther III, from the 'Magic Skyway' ride at the Worlds Fair, New York City, Aug . 12, 1964.
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    The Rev.Martin Luther King Jr., American civil rights leader and minister, in his vestments as pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala., mid 1950s.
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    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is welcomed with a kiss by his wife, Coretta Scott King, after leaving court in Montgomery, Ala., on March 22, 1956. King was found guilty of conspiracy to boycott city buses in a campaign to desegregate the bus system, but a judge suspended his $500 fine pending appeal.
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    American civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, lead a black voting rights march from Selma, Ala., to the state capital in Montgomery,on March 30, 1965.
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    American clergyman and civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King on May 23, 1961.
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    Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivers a speech to a crowd on Oct. 16, 1965, in New York.
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    The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. makes a speech at a church in Selma, Alabama, March 27, 1965.
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    Civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. relaxes at home with his wife Coretta and first child Yolanda in May 1956 in Montgomery, Alabama.
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    Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., center, is accompanied by famed pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock, second from left,Father Frederick Reed, third from right, and union leader Cleveland Robinson, second from right, March 16, 1967, during an anti-Vietnam War demonstration in New York.
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    In this Dec. 4, 1964, file photo, civil rights leader Martin Luther King displays pictures of three civil rights workers who were slain in Mississippi the previous summer, from left:Michael Schwerner, James Chaney and Andrew Goodman, at a news conference in New York, where he commended the FBI for its arrests in connection with the slayings in Mississippi.
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    American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. sits on a couch and speaks on the telephone after encountering a white mob protesting against the Freedom Riders in Montgomery, Ala., May 26, 1961.
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    American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. waves with his children, Yolanda and Martin Luther III, from the Magic Skyway ride at the Worlds Fair, New York City, in 1964. The ride was a replica of a Ford convertible.
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    The civil rights leader Martin Luther King, center,waves to supporters Aug. 28, 1963, on the Mall in Washington D.C., with the Washington Monument in background, during the March on Washington. King said the march was "the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States."
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    In this Aug. 28, 1963, black-and-white file photo, Martin Luther King Jr. addresses marchers during his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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    U.S. President Lyndon Johnson hands a pen to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. during the the signing of the Voting Rights Act as officials look on behind them, Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 1965.
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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. makes his last public appearance at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn., on April 3, 1968. The following day King was assassinated on his motel balcony.
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    As he walks through Chicago?sO'Hare Airport, American civil rights leader and minister the Rev. Jesse Jackson holds a copy of the Daily Defender newspaper, which carries the headline ?King Murdered!? Chicago, April 5, 1968. The headline reports the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. on the evening of April 4, 1968.
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    American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. lying in state in Memphis, Tenn., as his colleagues pay their respects to him.Right to left: Andrew Young, Bernard Lee and the Rev. Ralph Abernathy. King was assassinated on April 4, 1968.
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