A promo poster for Dr. Martin Luther King to give a speech on the day of his death. A great man taken from us but his legacy lives on.

A promo poster for Dr. Martin Luther King to give a speech on the day of his death. A great man taken from us but his legacy lives on.

Ralph Abernathy | Ralph Abernathy arrest mug from the Bus Boycott. (Civil Rights and Religion)

Ralph Abernathy | Ralph Abernathy arrest mug from the Bus Boycott. (Civil Rights and Religion)

Cronkite On MLK's Death June 4, 2008 2:16 PM Cronkite covers the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leader and Nobel Prize Winner. Dr. King was killed in April 4, 1968 in Memphis.

Cronkite On MLK's Death June 4, 2008 2:16 PM Cronkite covers the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leader and Nobel Prize Winner. Dr. King was killed in April 4, 1968 in Memphis.

feminism.and.flowers: "hey guys just wanted to remind you of a few things about MLK today!  he wasn't all sunshine and glitter like this quote he was actually quite a bit more radical (especially as he got older in times closer to his death) than most media likes to paint him. he spoke out against white privilege and I believe there's a quote from him that's something along the lines of "one has the moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws"  also! in 1999 it was ruled in a civil suit that…

feminism.and.flowers: "hey guys just wanted to remind you of a few things about MLK today! he wasn't all sunshine and glitter like this quote he was actually quite a bit more radical (especially as he got older in times closer to his death) than most media likes to paint him. he spoke out against white privilege and I believe there's a quote from him that's something along the lines of "one has the moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws" also! in 1999 it was ruled in a civil suit that…

Henry Groskinsky, Untitled (1968) - The SCLC gather after MLK's death. From stunning collection 'The Day MLK Died' in Time Magazine.

Bobby Kennedy

Henry Groskinsky, Untitled (1968) - The SCLC gather after MLK's death. From stunning collection 'The Day MLK Died' in Time Magazine.

The Tragedy of MLK's Death Is Woven All Through This Brilliant Memphis Grizzlies Jersey | Adweek

The Tragedy of MLK's Death Is Woven All Through This Brilliant Memphis Grizzlies Jersey

The Tragedy of MLK's Death Is Woven All Through This Brilliant Memphis Grizzlies Jersey | Adweek

In Esquire's July 1968 issue, published just after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., the magazine talked to James Baldwin about the state of race relations in the country. In light of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we've republished the interview in full below.

James Baldwin: How to Cool It

In Esquire's July 1968 issue, published just after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., the magazine talked to James Baldwin about the state of race relations in the country. In light of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we've republished the interview in full below.

Robert Kennedy announcing that Martin Luther King had been assassinated - April 4, 1968

Robert Kennedy announcing that Martin Luther King had been assassinated - April 4, 1968

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