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Tell Me More: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Join director of curatorial affairs Joy L. Bivins in a conversation about the Museum’s new Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. exhibition, which focuses on his time in Chicago protesting racial discrimination. Hear about the photographs and artifacts featured in the exhibition, as well as additional items in our collection. The presentation is followed by a Q+A and the opportunity to share your memories about Dr. King’s visit to Chicago.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rev. Ralph Abernathy giving a press conference outside the Gaston Hotel, Birmingham, Alabama, 1963. Standing behind them is King's speechwriter, Clarence B. Jones.
Martin Luther King Jr. at the Illinois Rally for Civil Rights, Chicago, Illinois, 1964.
Martin Luther King Jr. meets with President Johnson at the White House.
Martin Luther King, John F. Kennedy and other civil rights leaders (including Whitney Young, Rabbi Joachim Prinz, A. Phillip Randolph, Walter Neuther, Roy Wilkins, Lyndon B. Johnson) before the March on Washington, August 28, 1963.
Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at a press conference for the Illinois Rally for Civil Rights, Chicago, Illinois, 1964.

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