On Martin Luther King’s 90th birthday, a reminder of how far we have come and how far we still have to go | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the architects of America’s struggle for racial justice, would have been 90 years old on Tuesday. This year also marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of enslaved Africans on the shores of Jamestown, Va., the dawn of the black experience in what would become the United States. These two historic milestones offer us an opportunity to examine King’s political legacy, influence and resonance in our own time.