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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Mural

hiS portion of the mural shows the early influences on Martin Luther King, Jr.: his birthplace on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta; his family; his graduation from Morehouse College; and his two heroes, Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Benjamin Mays.
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he Montgomery Bus Boycott is portrayed in this portion of the mural with Rosa Parks in the bus where the protest began; boycotters including Dr. King, Fred D. Gray, Mary Banks, S.S. Seay, Mrs. AW. West, Rufus Lewis and Erna Dungee; the Reverends Abernathy and King in jail; and the Montgomery, Alabama Statehouse.
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ere the founding of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference is shown with founders Andrew Young, Dorothy Cotton, Wyatt Tee Walker, Joseph Lowery, Septima Clark, Bayard Rustin, Ella Baker, and Dr. King. Also shown is the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church where Dr. King served as pastor.
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portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with his wife, Coretta, and children in front of protest signs, symbolizing the prejudice he fought against. Here also are children in the Birmingham jail, street demonstrators being hosed, and the four victims of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing.

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he Symbolic March begins here with voter registration drives by C.T. Vivian, Fred Shuttlesworth and John Lewis; martyrs Medgar Evers, James Chaney, Jimmie Lee Jackson, James Reeb, Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and Viola Liuzzo; and Dr. King addressing the famous "March on Washington."

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r. Martin Luther King, Jr. receives the Nobel Peace Prize with Gunnar Jahn, the Operation Breadbasket sign with Jesse Jackson and Dr. King; a scene from the Vietnam War which Dr. King adamantly opposed; the Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike where Dr. King was assassinated; and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s crypt.
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