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Martin Luther king Jr left a long lasting legacy with every thing that he had done for civil rights. He startedv and was the heart of the end of racial prejudice against blacks forever.
After emergency chest surgery, King was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's Hospital at 7:05 p.m.According to biographer King's autopsy showed that the only 39 year old had the heart of a 60 year old man
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had been standing on the balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN when he was shot by a sniper and now had a large gaping wound on his jaw and neck
April 3rd Martin Luther King Jr. gave his last speech at Mason Temple, the world headquarters of the Church of God in Christ. King was supposed to fly to Memphis but his plane was delayed due to a bombs threat.
Martin Luther Kings Jr's last speech "I've Been to the Mountaintop"
King went to Memphis, Tennessee in support of the black sanitary public works employees
Martin Luther King Jr. was a was an American activist and a leader in the African-American civil rights movement. His main goal was to secure progress on civil rights in the United States