Civil Rights USA. Personalities. pic: circa 1966. American Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King. Martin Luther King, (1929-1968) clergyman, civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner, was killed by an assassin while in Memphis.
This 1966 photo is the last official portrait taken of the entire King family, made in the study of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. From left are Dexter King, Yolanda King, Martin Luther King Jr., Bernice King, Coretta Scott King and Martin Luther King III. In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. declared, "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."