Down Jericho Road: Martin Luther King, Jr. in his Final Year:
The exhibit takes a look at the work of Dr. King in the last year of his life, as he continued not only to fight for racial equality, but speak out against the violence of war, and the plight of those seeking economic justice and a livable wage. The exhibit also highlights some of his last speeches and sermons, including “The Drum Major Instinct” and “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution.”
Included in this exhibit: Handwritten draft of “Why I am Opposed to the War in Vietnam,” delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church, April 30, 1967, and handwritten outline of “The Drum Major Instinct,” delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church, February 4, 1968
Visit the exhibit located on The Center’s first floor to learn more about the content in these cases. This is just a small sample of what you will find in the “Down Jericho Road: Martin Luther King, Jr. in his Final Year” collection.
Learn about The American Civil Rights Movement and its significance
for the progress of human rights across the world.