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Remembering MLK

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Rev. Jessie Jackson (left) pauses after placing a wreath on the balcony at Lorraine Motel, now the National Civil Right Museum, during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

Rev. Jessie Jackson (left) pauses after placing a wreath on the balcony at Lorraine Motel, now the National Civil Right Museum, during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis,...more

Rev. Jessie Jackson (left) pauses after placing a wreath on the balcony at Lorraine Motel, now the National Civil Right Museum, during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht
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People march silently before "End Racism Rally" held by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S. and Awaken, Confront, Transform (ACT) on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

People march silently before "End Racism Rally" held by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S. and Awaken, Confront, Transform (ACT) on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

People march silently before "End Racism Rally" held by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S. and Awaken, Confront, Transform (ACT) on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson speaks during the "End Racism Rally" on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson speaks during the "End Racism Rally" on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson speaks during the "End Racism Rally" on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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People march in an I AM 2018 March and Rally in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

People march in an I AM 2018 March and Rally in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

People march in an I AM 2018 March and Rally in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht
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Elder Reginald McMillan (L-R), Patricia Monroe and Pastor Althea Hayward react along with other anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism as they rally on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Elder Reginald McMillan (L-R), Patricia Monroe and Pastor Althea Hayward react along with other anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism as they rally on...more

Elder Reginald McMillan (L-R), Patricia Monroe and Pastor Althea Hayward react along with other anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism as they rally on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Thousands gather for the I AM 2018 March and Rally outside the AFSCME headquarters during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

Thousands gather for the I AM 2018 March and Rally outside the AFSCME headquarters during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

Thousands gather for the I AM 2018 March and Rally outside the AFSCME headquarters during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht
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Actor Danny Glover gives a speech during the "End Racism Rally" held by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and Awaken, Confront, Transform (ACT) on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Actor Danny Glover gives a speech during the "End Racism Rally" held by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and Awaken, Confront, Transform (ACT) on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Actor Danny Glover gives a speech during the "End Racism Rally" held by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and Awaken, Confront, Transform (ACT) on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Attendees are seen during a march and rally on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a march and rally on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a march and rally on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People march in an I AM 2018 March and Rally in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

People march in an I AM 2018 March and Rally in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

People march in an I AM 2018 March and Rally in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht
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Christian hip hop artist and rapper Julian � J.Kwest � DeShazier speaks to anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism as they rally to mark the 50th anniversary of the slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Christian hip hop artist and rapper Julian � J.Kwest � DeShazier speaks to anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism as they rally to mark the 50th...more

Christian hip hop artist and rapper Julian � J.Kwest � DeShazier speaks to anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism as they rally to mark the 50th anniversary of the slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism engage in a silent march to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the slain civil rights leader in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism engage in a silent march to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to mark the 50th anniversary of the...more

Anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism engage in a silent march to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the slain civil rights leader in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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People march silently before the "End Racism Rally" held by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S. and Awaken, Confront, Transform (ACT) on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

People march silently before the "End Racism Rally" held by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S. and Awaken, Confront, Transform (ACT) on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

People march silently before the "End Racism Rally" held by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S. and Awaken, Confront, Transform (ACT) on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Bishop Clement Fugh (2nd from L), Bishop John White and Bishop Darryl Starnes (R) pray with other religious and anti-racism marchers in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Bishop Clement Fugh (2nd from L), Bishop John White and Bishop Darryl Starnes (R) pray with other religious and anti-racism marchers in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Bishop Clement Fugh (2nd from L), Bishop John White and Bishop Darryl Starnes (R) pray with other religious and anti-racism marchers in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Thousands gather for the I AM 2018 March and Rally outside the AFSCME headquarters during events in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

Thousands gather for the I AM 2018 March and Rally outside the AFSCME headquarters during events in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

Thousands gather for the I AM 2018 March and Rally outside the AFSCME headquarters during events in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht
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People attend a silent march and rally on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People attend a silent march and rally on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People attend a silent march and rally on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Visitors pose with an I Am A Man mural near the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

Visitors pose with an I Am A Man mural near the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

Visitors pose with an I Am A Man mural near the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht
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Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Attendees are seen during a silent march and rally on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Religious leaders and organizers walk past the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial statue during a silent march preceding the "End Racism on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Religious leaders and organizers walk past the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial statue during a silent march preceding the "End Racism on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Religious leaders and organizers walk past the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial statue during a silent march preceding the "End Racism on the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Visitors visit the balcony where MLK was shot at the the Lorraine Motel, now the National Civil Rights Museum during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

Visitors visit the balcony where MLK was shot at the the Lorraine Motel, now the National Civil Rights Museum during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee....more

Visitors visit the balcony where MLK was shot at the the Lorraine Motel, now the National Civil Rights Museum during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht
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Anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism engage in a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in front of the MLK Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism engage in a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil...more

Anti-racism marchers from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to End Racism engage in a silent march and rally on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in front of the MLK Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Deborah Jones dances to live music by Al Green at Lorraine Motel, now the National Civil Rights Museum, during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

Deborah Jones dances to live music by Al Green at Lorraine Motel, now the National Civil Rights Museum, during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen...more

Deborah Jones dances to live music by Al Green at Lorraine Motel, now the National Civil Rights Museum, during events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht
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