A legacy to protect
Apr 4, 2024

A legacy to protect

Thursday marks 56 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. How is his family safeguarding his legacy?

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How the family of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is working to protect his legacy

Apr 4, 2024
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. worked to safeguard his intellectual property before his death. Now, his family continues to protect his works and impact.
"Many people would ask, 'What is your legacy?'" said Bernice King, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s youngest child. "I tell them, 'Look, I don't have to discover a legacy — I was born into a legacy.'"
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