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Beyond The Dream: The Radical Politics of Martin Luther King Jr., 50 Years On

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Henri Cartier-Bresson President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Martin Luther King Jr. Pastor's study of Ebenezer Baptist Church. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 1961. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Bruce Davidson The Great Freedom March. Martin Luther King Jr. led a group of marchers from Selma to Montgomery to fight for black suffrage. Montgomery, Alabama, USA. © Bruce Davidson | Magnum Photos
Leonard Freed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. being greeted on his return to the US after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. October 31, 1964. © Leonard Freed | Magnum Photos
Constantine Manos USA. Georgia. Atlanta. Dizzy GILLESPIE, the jazz trumpet player, playing spiritual "Nobody Knows The Trouble I Feel" in the place of the benediction at the Ebenezer Baptist Church. © Constantine Manos | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography USA. Georgia. Altanta. April 9, 1968. Mourners and members of the media watch as the casket of Martin Luther KING is brought to his grave site. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn National guard trying to prevent looting during Washington riots following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr, leader of the civil rights movement. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Burt Glinn National guard patrols streets the morning after the riots following assassination of Martin Luther King Jr, leader of the civil rights movement. Washington DC, USA. © Burt Glinn | Magnum Photos
Leonard Freed USA. Washington D.C. 1983. Twenty years after Martin Luther KING's "I have a dream" speech, marchers from all over the country thronged before the Lincoln Memorial to hear it honored and renewed. © Leonard Freed | Magnum Photos
Leonard Freed Twenty years after Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, marchers from all over the country thronged before the Lincoln Memorial to hear it honored and renewed. Washington, DC, USA. 1983. © Leonard Freed | Magnum Photos
Leonard Freed Twenty years after Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, marchers from all over the country thronged before the Lincoln Memorial to hear it honored and renewed. USA. Washington, DC. 1983. © Leonard Freed | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson USA. Biloxi, Mississippi. 2005. A fan with a picture of Martin Luther King lies in the debris of the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Constantine Manos USA. Atlanta, Georgia. January 20th, 2009. Visitors to Martin Luther King Jr's tomb. The tomb is located next to the area where the televised screening of the Obama Inauguration took place. © Constantine Manos | Magnum Photos
Constantine Manos USA. Georgia. Atlanta. Crowds of mourners gather outside Ebenezer Babtist Church for the funeral of Martin Luther KING Jr. The coffin is carried out of the church and is being taken to the cemetery. © Constantine Manos | Magnum Photos
Leonard Freed Twenty years after Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, marchers from all over the country thronged before the Lincoln Memorial to hear it honored and renewed. Washington, DC, USA. 1983. © Leonard Freed | Magnum Photos