The Last Days Of Martin Luther King

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Published on October 24, 2012

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PowerPoint Presentation: Défilement manuel PowerPoint Presentation: Mass Movement Dr. King addresses thousands of supporters gathered near the Reflecting Pool in Washington, DC, on May 17, 1957 during a "Prayer Pilgrimage" organized by the civil rights movement PowerPoint Presentation: Passive Resistance Dr. King is arrested after a protest in Montgomery, Ala. in 1958. Breaking unjust laws and accepting arrest was an integral part of the civil rights movement's non-violent protest strategy PowerPoint Presentation: Man of the Cloth The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Although he is remembered as a political leader for his work in the civil rights movement, Dr. King ministered to the faithful at the small Atlanta church that dates back to the 19th century, where he served as co-pastor with his father PowerPoint Presentation: Harassment Dr. King leaves FBI headquarters after a 1964 meeting with then FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. The FBI continually harassed the civil rights leader, tapping his phones and even placing an informer on his staff PowerPoint Presentation: Militant Challenge Black Power activists Stokely Carmichael, in dark glasses, and H. Rap Brown deemed Dr. King's nonviolent tactics outdated, and pressed for a more confrontational approach to the struggle for equality PowerPoint Presentation: Under Attack Firemen under orders from local officials turn their high-pressure water hoses at demonstrators on the sidewalk in Birmingham, Ala. Images of the harsh crackdown flashed across America generating national outrage PowerPoint Presentation: Sharing the Dream Dr. King gives his "I Have a Dream" speech to tens of thousands of supporters gathered in the nation's capital at the conclusion of the civil rights movement's March on Washington PowerPoint Presentation: Global Support Dr. King receives the Nobel Peace Prize for 1964, representing an international recognition of the struggle for civil rights by African-Americans PowerPoint Presentation: On the March Crowds gather for the Selma-to-Montgomery March for Voting Rights in 1965, as the civil rights movement built its momentum PowerPoint Presentation: Help from Hollywood Dr. Martin Luther King is joined by singers Harry Bellafonte and Tony Bennett during the Selma March in 1965 PowerPoint Presentation: Against Vietnam Dr. King stands with other religious leaders and members of the group "Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam" at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery during a silent vigil in February of 1968. Dr. King was a staunch opponent of U.S. military involvement in Vietnam PowerPoint Presentation: The Last March A strike by black sanitation workers in Memphis, Tenn., seemed to offer a new cause for King to champion PowerPoint Presentation: Memphis Riot A protest led by Dr. King in support of striking sanitation workers in Memphis erupted into a riot, setting the stage for his death a week later PowerPoint Presentation: Final Days Dr. King, seen here in a hotel four days before he was shot, felt the shadow of his own death PowerPoint Presentation: In Harm's Way Dr. King is joined by Hosea Williams, Jesse Jackson and Ralph Abernathy on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, where he would be assassinated the following day PowerPoint Presentation: Mourning Coretta Scott King and her daughter, Yolanda en route to the funeral of her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, in Atlanta. PowerPoint Presentation: . http://www.time.com/time/photoessays « We Shall Overcome » : Joan Baez http://patrick-pawlowski.hautetfort.com

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