US Honors Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

This month, the United States is honoring the legacy of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Fifty years ago (August 28, 1963)

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Reverend King led the famous March on Washington and gave the “I Have a Dream” speech, a masterpiece that galvanized the nation to support equal rights for African Americans.


VOA correspondent Meredith Buel has this profile of King and his fight for desegregation and against racism.