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Martin Luther King, Jr., seated and speaking to a young man during a meeting at Maggie Street Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama.

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@ Alabama. Department of Archives and History

Peppler, Jim

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Norman Lumpkin, news director for WRMA radio, is sitting beside King and holding a microphone. This image was taken for (but not used in) an article ("'Things Are Not Right in This Country'--King" by V. English, B. Wilcox and B. Labaree) and photo spread ("Rallying Support for Poor People's Stay in Washington") that appeared on pages 1 and 3 of The Southern Courier for February 24-25, 1968. The issue is available online (not on the ADAH website): http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol4_No08_1968_02_24.pdf

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Alabama. Department of Archives and History

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Digital Library of Georgia