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Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.(16 Photos)
See pictures from the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
March on Washington
March on Washington(9 Photos)
See pictures from the famous March on Washington.
Black Women in Politics
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View images of famous female African American politicians and activists.
Bet You Didn't Know: March on Washington
Bet You Didn't Know: March on WashingtonVideo Clip (2:33)
Video Clip (2:33)
Find out how Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech became an impromptu addition to the March on Washington.
King Leads the March on Washington
King Leads the March on WashingtonVideo Clip (3:10)
Video Clip (3:10)
On August 28, 1963, a quarter million people gather to support civil rights, and share Dr. King's "dream" of equality.
Condoleeza Rice Remembers MLK
Condoleeza Rice Remembers MLKVideo Clip (1:42)
Video Clip (1:42)
Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice recalls her memories of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King III on his Father
Martin Luther King III on his FatherVideo Clip (1:26)
Video Clip (1:26)
Martin Luther King III remembers his father's love of all people and transformative effects on the world.
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Civil Rights Act of 1964Video Clip (2:57)
Video Clip (2:57)
After years of struggle and setbacks, advocates for equality celebrate the passage of sweeping legislation that prohibits racial discrimination.
Freedom MarchVideo Clip (1:38)
Video Clip (1:38)
Newsreel footage of the freedom march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, led by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Forest Whitaker: Growing Up with Dr. King
Forest Whitaker: Growing Up with Dr. KingVideo Clip (1:12)
Video Clip (1:12)
Actor Forest Whitaker reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King Jr. DayVideo Clip (2:30)
Video Clip (2:30)
A look at the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
Separate But Not Equal
Separate But Not EqualVideo Clip (2:21)
Video Clip (2:21)
In 1954, the Supreme Court unanimously strikes down segregation in public schools, sparking the Civil Rights movement.
Tom Brokaw on King's Legacy
Tom Brokaw on King's LegacyVideo Clip (1:49)
Video Clip (1:49)
Tom Brokaw talks about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s lasting effects on American Society.
Martin Luther King, Jr: I Have A Dream
Martin Luther King, Jr: I Have A DreamVideo Clip (16:15)
Video Clip (16:15)
We are unable to offer the full ''I Have a Dream'' speech, the rights to which are controlled by the Estate of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
To view a full transcript of this and other speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., visit The Kings Papers Project Web site.
Bill Clinton on Martin Luther King Jr.
Bill Clinton on Martin Luther King Jr.Video Clip (1:44)
Video Clip (1:44)
Bill Clinton speaks on his memories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Jesse Jackson: Aftermath of King Assassination
Jesse Jackson: Aftermath of King AssassinationVideo Clip (1:38)
Video Clip (1:38)
In this History Channel video clip, we see an interview with Jesse Jackson. See how emotional it still is for Jackson, to sit down and talk about Martin Luther King and how he was killed right next to him some years ago.
Ask Steve: MLK, JR.
Ask Steve: MLK, JR.Video Clip (1:39)
Video Clip (1:39)
On Ask Steve, the efforts of Martin Luther King Jr. and his assassination was discussed. His connection with the White House was cut off my President Lyndon Johnson because of his lack of support for the Vietnam War. He then went to Memphis.
Little Rock Nine
Little Rock NineVideo Clip (2:28)
Video Clip (2:28)
Led by civil rights pioneer Daisy Bates, these nine brave Arkansas teenagers broke through racial barriers to become the first black students to attend Little Rock High School.
Speeches & Audio (2)
LBJ on Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
LBJ on Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.Audio Clip (1:39)
Audio Clip (1:39)
On April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed by a sniper while standing outside his hotel room in Memphis. After attending a memorial service the next day, President Lyndon B. Johnson speaks to the nation about the tragedy in a broadcast from the White House.
Lyndon Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964
Lyndon Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964Audio Clip (3:44)
Audio Clip (3:44)
The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the most sweeping civil rights legislation since Reconstruction, prohibited racial discrimination in employment and education, and outlawed segregation in public facilities.
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