Martin Luther King Jr.

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Martin Luther King Jr.’ here at MarkCz.com.
National Civil Rights Museum at Lorraine Motel in Memphis

National Civil Rights Museum at Lorraine Motel in Memphis

Today, on the national holiday celebrating the birth of the Martin Luther King, Jr., there's a news story about how King has been simplified into an icon and a catchphrase, and the details of his life and work have been softened, blurred, and appropriated. Being seven...

Lorraine Motel sign, Memphis

Lorraine Motel sign, Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee — The former Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated (white wreath to the left of the sign on the second floor railing), now houses the National Civil Rights Museum.

MLK assassination: Memphis rooming house, protest

MLK assassination: Memphis rooming house, protest

Memphis, Tennessee — The shot that killed Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. is said to have been fired by James Earl Ray through the fourth window from the right, a bathroom in Bessie Brewer's Rooming House at 422 S. Main St. Dr. King had just stepped out of Room 306 of...

Civil Rights Museum: MLK assassination memorial

Civil Rights Museum: MLK assassination memorial

Memphis, Tennessee — National Civil Rights museum memorial of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968 at the Lorraine Motel, where the museum is now located. Dr. King had just stepped out of Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel on his way to dinner at...

Martin Luther King Jr.

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Martin Luther King Jr.’ here at MarkCz.com.

National Civil Rights Museum at Lorraine Motel in Memphis

Today, on the national holiday celebrating the birth of the Martin Luther King, Jr., there's a news story about how King has been simplified into an icon and a catchphrase, and the details of his life and work have been softened, blurred, and appropriated. Being seven...

Lorraine Motel sign, Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee — The former Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated (white wreath to the left of the sign on the second floor railing), now houses the National Civil Rights Museum.

MLK assassination: Memphis rooming house, protest

Memphis, Tennessee — The shot that killed Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. is said to have been fired by James Earl Ray through the fourth window from the right, a bathroom in Bessie Brewer's Rooming House at 422 S. Main St. Dr. King had just stepped out of Room 306 of...

Civil Rights Museum: MLK assassination memorial

Memphis, Tennessee — National Civil Rights museum memorial of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968 at the Lorraine Motel, where the museum is now located. Dr. King had just stepped out of Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel on his way to dinner at...

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