On the eve of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Rev. Jesse Jackson and former U.N. ambassador Andrew Young Jr. reflect on the legacy of the civil rights movement.
MEMPHIS — The nation celebrates what would have been the 89th birthday of the man called The Dreamer. Dr. Martin Luther King Junior has strong Cleveland connections, including with one local pastor. FOX 8 News anchor Wayne Dawson traveled to Memphis with that pastor. They take us to the motel where King was gunned down nearly 50 years ago. See a list of events to remember Dr. King, here.
It’s important to know the man you’re celebrating this Martin Luther King Jr. day! Learn five important facts about the incredible civil rights leader here.