We Pay Tribute: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – assassinated 44 years ago – April 4, 1968


Dr. King relaxed in bed at Lorraine Motel - April 4, 1968 - photo courtesy of John Edwin

The world pays respect to April 4th, as that was the day 44 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, TN.

Click on the link to hear his last speech and sermon – “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” which was delivered the night before at Mason Temple on a very rainy night, April 3, 1968.  The speech was given in support of the Memphis sanitation workers.

The Speech

Site of Dr. King's tomb - King Center - Atlanta, GA

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