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Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination remembered 50 years later at national events

Posted at 9:12 AM, Apr 04, 2018

In recognition of the day civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 50 years ago, events are being conducted throughout the country and at the site where he spent his final hours in Memphis, Tennessee.

The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis has had a yearlong commemoration that began on April 4, 2017 and completes today, the 50th anniversary of King's assassination. 

To see live activities in Memphis, visit the MLK50 website for a livestream provided there.

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