Assassination of Dr. King, Then and Now

The assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was a watershed moment for African-Americans and the world.  The loss of the civil rights leader still reverberates more than half a century later.  We look back on that time and how his death affected America then and still affects us now.


Montgomery County Office of Human Rights:

Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience


Joan Mulholland, Civil Rights Movement Freedom Rider (not pictured)

Willie Pearl Mackey King, Historian, Secretary to Dr. King

Jim Stowe, Director, Montgomery County Office of Human Rights