This Day in History: The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.


(NEWS10) — We celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy every January. The iconic civil rights activist worked hard to give rights to workers, push legislators to create a better health care system, and address the racism ingrained in America, following our horrifying shared history of slavery.

In honor of the 52nd anniversary of Dr. King’s April 4 death, take a quick look at his most famous speech, “I Have a Dream.”

Courtesy: Library of Congress

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