Day: January 15, 2022

SCLC Leadership Reflects on Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Michael January 15, 2022 Off

The Civil Rights Leader Would Be 93 Years Old This Year

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the pre-eminent civil rights advocate of the 20th century, was gunned down by an assassin 39 years into his extraordinary life. This January 15, 2022, Dr. King would have been 93 years old. This year, the two men charged with pursuing King’s mission for justice and economic parity for all, but primarily, Black Americans paused to reflect on the life and times of the “Dreamer.” read more