5 Powerful People Inspired by Martin Luther King

Decades after Dr. King was assassinated, his legacy continues to inspire. Who have the strongest voices fighting for his vision?

In the decades since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, his legacy has only gained momentum as activists and everyday citizens fight against prejudicial policies that would scale back his vision of equality.

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8 Things You Didn't Know About Martin Luther King Jr.

The American icon was a complicated man.

Each year, we celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Most people are aware that King was a civil rights leader who fought against segregation and worked to secure voting rights for Black Americans and other minorities. His work helped push the Civil Rights Act of 1964 through Congress and into law.

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