life:  “Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was born 88 years ago today on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. He is pictured here at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Washington D.C. in 1963. (Robert W. Kelley—The LIFE Picture...

life: “Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was born 88 years ago today on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. He is pictured here at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Washington D.C. in 1963. (Robert W. Kelley—The LIFE Picture...

Love conquered hate and ignorance. A great documentary, "A Loving Story", was made about the couple. / Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple living in Virginia in the 1950s and their landmark Supreme Court Case, Loving v. Virginia, that changed history.

PHOTOS: An Intimate Look At Virginia's First Legal Interracial Marriage

Love conquered hate and ignorance. A great documentary, "A Loving Story", was made about the couple. / Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple living in Virginia in the 1950s and their landmark Supreme Court Case, Loving v. Virginia, that changed history.

Washington D.C. 1968. Aftermath of the riots the morning after the assassination of Martin Luther King JR., leader of the Civil Rights Movement. By Burt Glinn.

Washington D.C. 1968. Aftermath of the riots the morning after the assassination of Martin Luther King JR., leader of the Civil Rights Movement. By Burt Glinn.

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