Tag: Martin Luther King Jr

  • Civil Rights Act Signed

    Civil Rights Act Signed

    July 2, 1964, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law.

  • Ray Pleds Fuilty to Assassinating King

    Ray Pleds Fuilty to Assassinating King

    March 10, 1969, James Earl Ray pled guilty to assassinating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • MLK Fuels Our Dreams

    MLK Fuels Our Dreams

    1963 March on Washington meets 2023.

  • Document: MLK’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech

    Document: MLK’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech

    I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.  Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as…

  • March On Washington

    March On Washington

    The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was a historic event that took place on August 28, 1963. It was a massive civil rights demonstration that brought over 250,000 people to the nation’s capital to demand equal rights for all Americans. The March on Washington was organized by a…

  • Voting Rights Act

    Voting Rights Act

    August 6, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act.