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The Life And Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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ATL68: A Look At Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life and Legacy

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and his wife, Coretta Scott King, lead off the final lap to the state capitol at Montgomery, Ala., on March 25, 1965.
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Martin Luther King Jr., a native-born Atlantan, lived his life both as a teacher and a student; a preacher and a follower; a father and a son.

50 Years Later, Atlanta Remembers MLK

There are streets, parks and schools named in his honor and monuments of his likeness. Fifty years after King was shot and killed, the city where he was born remembers his life and legacy.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., center, and Rev. Ralph Abernathy, third from left, share a laugh outside court in Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 25, 1960.
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