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This Day in Black History: Aug. 28, 1955

Emmett Till was murdered in Mississippi.
5/26/1966-ORIGINAL CAPTION READS: Close-up of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. shown in this photo headshoulders, alone.

Martin Luther King Jr. Statue Vandalism Being Investigated As Hate Crime

Hate symbols were spray-painted on it.
Civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers a speech to a crowd of approximately 7,000 people on May 17, 1967 at UC Berkeley's Sproul Plaza in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

MLK’s Estate Reaches Publishing Agreement With HarperCollins

There will be a reissue of the “I Have a Dream” speech.
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 28:  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addressing crowd of demonstrators outside the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.  (Photo by Francis Miller/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images)

This Day in Black History: April 4, 1968

Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated in Memphis.
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - JANUARY 18: Dr. Bernice A. King speaks during the 2021 King Holiday Observance Beloved Community Commemorative Service on January 18, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

MLK Interlude On Justin Bieber's New Album 'Justice' Gets Bernice King's Support After Backlash

The pop star featured audio of MLK on his new album.
(Original Caption) 1/15/1965-Atlanta, GA: Dr. Martin Luther King points to Selma, Alabama on a map at a Southern Christian Leadership Conference office, as he calls for a three-pronged attack on racial barriers. Negro leaders indicate that January 18 will bring the biggest organized test to date of the new Civil Rights law. Volunteers are scheduled to march on the voter registration office, while others, too young to vote, will test the public accomodations section of the act. Still others will seek employment.

This Day in Black History: March 21, 1965

Civil rights demonstrators begin Alabama Freedom March.
Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X draws various reactions from the audience as he restates his theme of complete separation of whites and African Americans. The rally outdrew a Mississippi-Alabama Southern Relief Committee civil rights event six blocks away 10 to 1.

This Day in Black History: Feb. 21, 1965

Malcolm X was assassinated.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 12: Rihanna attends the 5th Annual Diamond Ball benefiting the Clara Lionel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street on September 12, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/WireImage)

Rihanna Shares Photos from Her Visit To The Lorraine Motel

“I can't describe the feeling that came over me.”
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Stevie Wonder Reads Open Letter To Martin Luther King Jr.

“I am thankful for how you influenced my place of love.”