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Martin Luther King, Jr. Resources

This guide is divided into 10 different categories. Each is designed to give the researcher ideas on how to track down material relating to King's legacy. In the first category a rare video clip from a 1967 interview with King on the civil rights movement

Nina Simone -- Why (The King of Love is Dead)

Nina Simone's bassist Gene Taylor wrote this song right after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Nina's band performed the song only three days later on April 7, 1968. The song captures the nonviolent strategies that King used in the movement, his humanity and ultimately the great lost that a nation endured.