Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Site in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta’s Civil Rights History

Memphis Tennessee | Martin Luther King was shot here in 1968 | I was only 2 years old. Strangely, I remember the panic visiting my aunt and uncle. We were advised to stay in and away from windows. Being an adult, I look back into this memory with sadness. What a great man. ~Ā~

Memphis Tennessee | Martin Luther King was shot here in 1968 | I was only 2 years old. Strangely, I remember the panic visiting my aunt and uncle. We were advised to stay in and away from windows. Being an adult, I look back into this memory with sadness. What a great man. ~Ā~

Yikin, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial (2011), Washington DC

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The centerpiece of the Martin Luther King Memorial is a 30-foot statue of Dr. King.

The centerpiece of the Martin Luther King Memorial is a 30-foot statue of Dr. King.

At the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, explore his birth home, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, and The King Center, where Dr. King’s Nobel Peace Prize is displayed. The crypt and gravesite of Dr. King and his wife, Coretta Scott King, are also located here.

At the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, explore his birth home, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, and The King Center, where Dr. King’s Nobel Peace Prize is displayed. The crypt and gravesite of Dr. King and his wife, Coretta Scott King, are also located here.

What to Do in January in Washington, DC (Festivals and Events): Martin Luther King Memorial

What to Do in January in Washington, DC (Festivals and Events)

What to Do in January in Washington, DC (Festivals and Events): Martin Luther King Memorial

Popular locations in Atlanta's Civil Rights District include Martin Luther King Jr.'s tomb (shown), the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, where King was baptized and ordained and where his funeral was held, and the King Birth Home, a Queen Anne-style house where he lived for the first dozen years of his life. (From: Photos: 20 Essential American Destinations )

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Popular locations in Atlanta's Civil Rights District include Martin Luther King Jr.'s tomb (shown), the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, where King was baptized and ordained and where his funeral was held, and the King Birth Home, a Queen Anne-style house where he lived for the first dozen years of his life. (From: Photos: 20 Essential American Destinations )

Martin Luther King  “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.”

Martin Luther King “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.”

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