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  1. Feb 2018
    1. 1968 was truly a year of protest around the world.

      Was this the most active protest era globally in history?

    2. Coretta Scott King, the widow of Martin Luther King Jr., walks on the arm of Dr. Ralph Abernathy, her husband's successor as head of the Southern Christian Leadership conference, leading about 10,000 people in a memorial march to the slain Dr. King. The King children, Yolanda, Martin III, and Dexter are at left with Harry Belafonte. Reverend Andrew Young marches next to Dr. Abernathy. #

      What kept protestors going after seeing how gruesome protest can end? (MLK assassination)

    3. This aerial view shows clouds of smoke rising from burning buildings in northeast Washington, D.C., on April 5, 1968. The fires resulted from rioting and demonstrations after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. # AP

      Due to MLK's practice of peaceful protest, would he have agreed with the reaction to his death by citizens?

    4. Civil-rights leader Andrew Young (left) and others stand on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel pointing in the direction of an assailant after the assassination of civil-rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who is lying at their feet, in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.

      Had this assignation not occurred, how would the world be different?

    5. One of the last pictures to be taken of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as he spoke to a mass rally in Memphis on April 3rd, saying he would not halt his plans for a massive demonstration scheduled for April 8 in spite of a federal injunction.

      Throughout MLK's tireless work and dedication to change, do we owe our current state of somewhat equality to him?