Anniversary of the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted April 4, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Martin Luther King, Jr. has become a symbol of peace and tolerance in the United States. Forty-three years ago, he was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Today, we honor the man by remembering him and his family legacy.

The Geni Profile of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King’s four children (Yolanda, Martin, Dexter, and Bernice) and his wife Coretta have all continued promoting his goals of equality and nonviolence.

Dr. King's Family Tree

We would love to see Dr. King and his family connected to the world family tree. If you have any sourced information, don’t hesitate at all to jump in, and contribute. If you’re particularly interested in the history of the civil rights movement in general, you can join the Civil Rights Project right here on Geni.

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