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King

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Artist:
S.B.O.
Subject:
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Medium:
Ink on paper.
National Origin:
American
Type:
Print
Description:
A silkscreen print depicting Martin Luther King looking out of a window from a jail cell.
King was a pioneer in the American Civil Rights movement advocating for non-violence as a social vehicle for change and peace among people regardless of difference. He led the charge for the Montgomery bus boycott and
along with other African American ministers from the South founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 1957. In 1963 he led the march on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
Cite As:
Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
1991.0068.0003
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