Photo Highlights from the 45th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. King

4/8/2013

Above, members of The King family pray at the crypt of Dr. and Mrs. King on the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin luther King, Jr. From L-R: Judy Forte, superintendent of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site (not a King family member); unidentified woman; King Center Board Chairman Dexter Scott King; Farris Watkins, granddaughter of Dr. King's sister, Christine King Farris; Arndrea Waters King, wife of Martin Luther King III; her daughter, Yolanda Renee King, Dr. King's granddaughter; King Center Board Vice Chair Christine King Farris, Dr. King's sister; King Center CEO Bernice A. King, Dr. King's daughter; Mrs. Naomi King, wife of Rev. A.D. King; Alveda King, Rev. A.D.King's daughter and Dr. Angela Farris Watkins, daughter of Christine King Farris.

 

Above, Park Ranger from the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site places a wreath of remembrance on the front of Ebenezer Baptist Church on the 45th anniversary of the assassinationof Dr. King -- in the same spot a wreath was placed the day after SDr. King was assassinated in 1968.

In the King Center's Freedom Hall Auditorium, college students join with students of the Coretta Scott King Academy in a King Center-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention collaborative program to share informartion about youth violence and health care disparities on April 5th in commemorating the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King.