Established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King as a living memorial dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the work of Martin Luther King, Jr., the King Center can provide you with contacts for the King Holiday and a wide range of resources including King related news and historical information.
The National Civil Rights Museum offers a comprehensive overview of the civil rights movement in exhibit form. It is an educational institution designed to help visitors understand the civil rights movement and how this movement impacted movements for social rights worldwide.
See newspapers' front pages from several days surrounding King's assassination April 1, 4 and 5 of 1968.
Photographs taken of Martin Luther King Jr. and images from the Civil Rights Movement (1958-1968).
The King Papers Project is a research effort to assemble and disseminate historical information concerning Martin Luther King, Jr. and the social movements in which he participated. Initiated by the Atlanta-based King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, the Project became a cooperative venture of Stanford University, the King Center and the King Estate.
Founded in 1909 in New York City by a group of black and white citizens committed to social justice, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation's largest and strongest civil rights organization.
Kodak pictures of the civil rights struggle taken by photographer Charles Moore.
An overview from Cornell's Legal Information Institute, with links to related texts.