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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Local celebrities and regular Angelenos celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the 26th annual Kingdom Day parade in South L.A.  Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was born Jan. 15, 1929.  His birthday was established as a federal holiday in 1986, 18 years after he was assassinated in Memphis. These photographs provide a brief look at the challenges he faced, as well as his achievements.