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Martin Luther King Jr's Last Full Year of Life: Protest, Praise, Ire, Incarceration

Martin Luther King Jr's Last Full Year of Life: Protest, Praise, Ire, Incarceration

While Martin Luther King Jr. Day is mostly commemorated with quotes and clips of King’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech and footage of bus boycotts and the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, some of the most important moments of King’s work came later, as he turned his attention from civil rights to poverty and the Vietnam War. Here’s a sampling: