Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His Final Speech – April 3, 1968 “I’ve been to the mountaintop”

Video 1 of 2 – 15 minutes “I’ve been to the mountaintop” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last speech – April 3, 1968 -Mason Temple, Memphis, TN 27 minutes This tremendous speech would prove to be Dr. King’s last.  It was a rainy night in Memphis and Dr. King was tired after a full day … Continue reading

Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth – A Civil Rights Icon

Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth (March 18, 1922 – October 5, 2011) R.I.P. The above shot is from then Senator Obama, assisting Rev. Shuttlesworth across the Edmond Pettus Bridge [Selma, AL], during the annual “Bloody Sunday” commemoration.  Picture taken March 4, 2007.  Courtesy of Life Magazine. ____________________ Would there have been a civil rights movement if not … Continue reading

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