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  • Zuleyka Zevallos

    The Civil Rights Digital Library writes of this photo, one of a series of mugshots of Martin Luther King Jr: "Scanned image from one of the Montgomery County, Alabama Sheriff’s Department’s mug shot volumes showing Martin Luther King, Jr. and other African American men arrested on February 21, 1956 for their leadership during the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The books of mug shots were divided by race and gender."

  • Jeff Pickering

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I'd love to show kids this picture of Dr. Martin Luther King!! He looks thoughtful, calm, frustrated and strong all at once!! In most photos he looks so poised that it doesnt look like he is struggling.

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Justice is served! James Earl Ray on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King: convicted on March 10, 1969, after entering a guilty plea to forgo a jury trial. Had he been found guilty by jury trial, he would have been eligible for the death penalty.[1] He was sentenced to 99 years in prison. He later recanted his confession and tried unsuccessfully to gain a new trial. He died in prison