Emmett Till Was Lynched on This Day in 1955. Martin Luther King Jr. Told The World About His Dream 8 Years Later.
Two landmark moments, forever intertwined with the ongoing quest for Black liberation, took place eight years apart on the same day.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Was Assassinated 48 Years Ago Today
Dr. King was just 39 years old when he was killed.
MLK's 'I Have a Dream' Speech Was Also About Police Brutality
Copyright restrictions have made it so that you likely haven’t watched the speech in its entirety.