In Honor Of Martin Luther King Day [PHOTOS]

Historic Images From The American 20th Century
Historic Images From The American 20th Century
379570 26: Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with President Lyndon B. Johnson in the background March 18, 1966 at the White House. (Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
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(FILES) US civil rights leader Martin Lu
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: (FILES) US civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial 28 August, 1963, on The Mall in Washington, DC, during the "March on Washington" where King delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, which is credited with mobilizing supporters of desegregation and prompted the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The US is celebrating in 2004 what would have been King's 75th birthday. King was assassinated on 04 April, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. AFP PHOTO/FILES (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
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Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King
380887 01: Secretary of Labor James P. Mitchell (right) shakes hands with Rev. Martin Luther King as Vice President Richard Nixon looks on August 8, 1957 in Washington. (Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Civil Rights Movement
Civil Rights Movement
380887 59: Rev. Martin Luther King receives the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1964. (photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Civil Rights
Civil Rights
380887 05: Rev. Martin Luther King speaks at a civil rights rally at the Lincoln Memorial August 28, 1963 in Washington. (Photo by National Archives/Newsmakers)
Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 28: US civil rights leader Martin Luther King waves to supporters on August 28, 1963 from the Lincoln Memorial on the Mall, in Washington DC during the "March on Washington". On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, which is credited with mobilizing supporters of desegregation and prompted the 1964 Civil Rights Act. On August 28, 2003 it will mark the 40th anniversary of the speech. King was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee by James Earl Ray, who confessed to the shooting and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. (Photo by AFP PHOTO/FILES/Getty Images)
US clergyman and leader of the Movement against Ra
US clergyman and leader of the Movement against Ra
OSLO, NORWAY: US clergyman and leader of the Movement against Racial Segregation Martin Luther King, displays 10 December 1964 in Oslo his Nobel Peace Prize medal. The only black man whose birthday is a national holiday, Martin Luther King was the leader of the moral fight against racism in America wen he was fatally shot by James Earl Ray 04 April 1968 at the age of 39. (Photo credit should read AFP/Getty Images)
Civil Rights Rally
Civil Rights Rally
380887 37: Rev. Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders march at a civil rights rally August 28, 1963 in Washington. (Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
Coretta Scott King and her husband Martin Luther K
Coretta Scott King and her husband Martin Luther K
OSLO, NORWAY: Coretta Scott King and her husband Martin Luther King 09 December 1964 in Oslo where the US clergyman and civil rights leader received 10 December the Nobel Peace Prize. Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. (Photo credit should read AFP/Getty Images)
Democratic presidential hopeful Bill Bradley addre
Democratic presidential hopeful Bill Bradley addre
WATERLOO, UNITED STATES: Democratic presidential hopeful Bill Bradley addresses a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day ceremony at the Arts Center 16 January 2000, in Waterloo, Iowa. Bradley and his opponent for the Democratic nomination US Vice President Al Gore are campagning in Iowa for the 24 January caucus AFP PHOTOS/Tannen Maury (Photo credit should read TANNEN MAURY/AFP/Getty Images)
US clergyman, civil rights leader and future Nobel
US clergyman, civil rights leader and future Nobel
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM:US clergyman, civil rights leader and future Nobel Peace Prize winner, Martin Luther KIng speaking 21 September 1964 in London at the press conference. The leader of the Movement against Racial Segregation was launching the British version of his latest book on the civil rights struggle in America, "Why We Can't Wait". Martin Luther King was assassinated 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. (Photo credit should read AFP/Getty Images)
Civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.,
Civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.,
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: Civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., (C) is accompanied by famed pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock (2nd-L), Father Frederick Reed (3rd-R) and union leader Cleveland Robinson (2nd-R) 16 March, 1967, during an anti-Vietnam War demonstration in New York. The US is celebrating in 2004 what would have been King's 75th birthday. King was assassinated on 04 April, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
(FILES) Anti-apartheid leader and Africa
(FILES) Anti-apartheid leader and Africa
(FILES) Anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela stands 27 June 1990 in Atlanta with his wife Winnie (l) after placing a wreath at the grave of Martin Luther King, Jr. First-left, Coretta Scott King, the widow of M. L. King. (Photo credit should read LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Cuban President Fidel Castro (R) receives a bible
Cuban President Fidel Castro (R) receives a bible
HAVANA, CUBA - NOVEMBER 28: Cuban President Fidel Castro (R) receives a bible from Rev. Walker (L) during a meeting in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial 27 November, 1992. Rev. Walker was part of a humanitarian aid-group from the U.S. bringing supplies to Cuba.AFP (Photo credit should read RAFAEL PEREZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Coretta Scott King (5th-R) leads a "March on Memph
Coretta Scott King (5th-R) leads a "March on Memph
MEMPHIS, : Coretta Scott King (5th-R) leads a "March on Memphis" 09 April 1968, five days after the assassination of her husband, US clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Luther King. On her right, her daughter, Yolanda, walks with her sons Martin and Dexter; on her left appear King's successor, the Rev. Ralph Abernathy, and Andrew Young, later US President Jimmy Carter's ambassador to the United Nations and mayor of Atlanta. Martin Luther King was assassinated 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing, three years after the assassination of black civil rights leader Malcolm X and months before Sen. Robert Kennedy's, sent shock waves through American society. (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
The US clergyman and civil rights leader
The US clergyman and civil rights leader
The US clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Luther King addresses, 29 March 1966 in Paris' Sport Palace the militants of the "Movement for the Peace". "Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Civil rights demonstrators, led by Dr Ma
Civil rights demonstrators, led by Dr Ma
Civil rights demonstrators, led by Dr Martin Luther King (5th R), civil rights activist Ralph Abernathy (5th L), John Lewis (3rd L) and other civil and religious leaders, make their way from Selma to Montgomery on March 22, 1965 in Alabama, on the third leg of the Selma to Montgomery marches. The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks and represented the political and emotional peak of the modern civil rights movement. The first march took place on March 07, 1965 ("Bloody Sunday") when 600 civil rights marchers were attacked by state and local police. (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
A poster of Dr. King appears in the sea
A poster of Dr. King appears in the sea
A poster of Dr. King appears in the sea of people attending the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Dedication ceremony in Washington, DC on October 16, 2011. The long awaited dedication of the US national memorial to slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King had been rescheduled from the 48th anniversary date of King's "I Have A Dream" speech due to Hurricane Irene. AFP PHOTO Mladen ANTONOV (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)
(FILES) US clergyman and civil rights le
(FILES) US clergyman and civil rights le
(FILES) US clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Luther King (3rd R) and other major American leaders of the Black civil rights movement (L from R) John Lewis, Whitney Young, Philip Randolph, Martin Luther King, James Farmer and Roy Wilkins, meet 06 March 1963 in Roosevelt Hotel in New York during a meeting dedicated to the organization of the "March on Washington", held 28 August 1963 to promote civil rights for Afro-Americans. Martin Luther King was assassinated 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. (Photo credit should read OFF/AFP/Getty Images)
A sign with a photo of Dr. Martin Luther
A sign with a photo of Dr. Martin Luther
A sign with a photo of Dr. Martin Luther King conveys a message in the Occupy DC camp early October 18, 2011 in McPherson Square in Washington, DC. Exactly a month after a few hundred anti-capitalism activists set up camp in New York, the Occupy Wall Street movement has gone international and won the attention of the White House -- even if no one knows where it will go next. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
US clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Luther
US clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Luther
MONTGOMERY, : US clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C), 27, and his wife, Coretta Scott King, emerge 23 March 1956 from Montgomery Court House, following his trial on charges of conspiring to boycott segregated city buses. King was found guilty and sentenced to a 386 days of hard labor and fined $1,000 USD. King immediately appealed. Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to his shooting and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing, three years after the assassination of black civil rights leader Malcolm X and a few months before Sen. Robert Kennedy's, sent shock waves through American society. (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, ho
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, ho
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, honoring the iconic US civil rights leader, on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on January 12, 2012. Monday, January 16, marks the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday that will have occurred since the Memorial first opened to the public last fall. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Lyndon B. Johnson hands a p
US President Lyndon B. Johnson hands a p
US President Lyndon B. Johnson hands a pent to the Rev. Martin Luther King (2nd-R) after signing the historic Civil Rights Bill in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, D.C., 02 July 1964. AFP PHOTOI (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
A man holds a placard with an image of t
A man holds a placard with an image of t
A man holds a placard with an image of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King as a small group of protesters march past banks in downtown Los Angeles on October 19, 2011. Calling themselves members of the 99 percent and demanding a world that works through democracy and not corporatocracy, the demonstrators have been camped out in front of their base at City Hall in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement, as a symbolic gesture of discontent over the current economic and political climate. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian artist Jasuben Shilpi, known as t
Indian artist Jasuben Shilpi, known as t
Indian artist Jasuben Shilpi, known as the Bronze Woman of India, polishes a bronze statues of Dr. Martin Luther King at her workshop near Adalaj, around 25 kms from Ahmedabad, on December 23, 2011. The Dr. King bronze statue will be installed at the University of North Florida in the USA. AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)
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