Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. 48 years after his assassination

- Today's in History: On April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., 39, was shot and killed while standing on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

LINKS:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial | https://www.nps.gov/mlkm/index.htm

The King Center | http://www.thekingcenter.org/donate-get-involved

Martin Luther King Jr. - Biography | http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1964/king-bio.html

Thought for Today: "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." - Martin Luther King Junior (1929-1968).

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