Decades after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968, we still recall the fateful words of his last public speech the day before. Delivered in Memphis, Tenn. in support of striking sanitation workers there, his address is popularly known as “The Mountaintop Speech” for these famous closing lines: “We’ve got […]
Happy Birthday to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.! Today we are remembering your life and your legacy! If Dr. King was alive today, he would be 86-years-old.
BIRTHDAY PROFILE The late civil rights pioneer Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was born this day in 1929. He was a pastor, crusader and the youngest man ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize. He enrolled in Morehouse College at age 15 and found his calling. Before graduating with a sociology degree, he was ordained a […]