Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Every year on January 16th, we celebrate the birth and life and tragic death of Civil Rights leader and orator, Martin Luther King Jr. King helped transform the cultural and political landscape of the United States through tireless activism, calls for peaceful protests and impassioned, powerful speeches calling for equality and justice. On April 4th, 1968—after years of marches, dozens of arrests, and international fame—King was shot and killed while standing on his hotel room balcony in Memphis, TN. He was 39 years old. (I write this post realizing that it is the first time I've written about King since I became older than he was at his death). Since I write about TV shows and movies and video games and that sort of thing , I figured one way I could pay homage to King's life and legacy was to pass on some movie suggestions for this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This is a national holiday. Schools are closed. Everyone is happy and excited to get the day off. But it's important to remember also that this was a day bought and paid for in blood and sacrifice, and that King's… Read full this story
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