August 28, 2013
Martin Luther King
Friday’s links talk For Your Consideration ads and Golden Globe footwear.
The new monument in D.C. will have to be re-chiseled to correct a quote that made the civil rights leader sound “arrogant”
Washingtonians and visitors are now able to see the memorial dedicated to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., which will sit in the nation’s capital, flanked by memorials to Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln.
Want to see a quote go viral? Slap a Martin Luther King, Jr. attribution on that baby and watch it go.
From the standpoint of history, April 4, 1968 has gone down as one of the most infamous dates of the 20th century. It was on that evening, 43 years ago today, that Martin Luther King was cut down by an assassin’s bullet at a Memphis motel.
The colorful Doodle shows a group of children from different cultural backgrounds playing together, in honor of the holiday that celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.
Ernest C. Withers had been the photographer who chronicled the civil rights movement through the 50s and 60s.