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April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr. is Assassinated
On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot while standing on the balcony outside his second-story motel room in Memphis, TN.
Revisit the life and legacy of Dr. King with a special collection from PBS.
A collection of original posters created for The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross PBS series features quotations by famous African Americans, including leaders, intellectuals and cultural figures such as Harriet Tubman, W.E.B. DuBois, Zora Neale Hurston, Jackie Robinson, Malcolm X, President Barack Obama, and more. The posters, which can be downloaded, printed and shared, can be found here: http://to.pbs.org/1efp1fy

pbsthisdayinhistory:

April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr. is Assassinated

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot while standing on the balcony outside his second-story motel room in Memphis, TN.

Revisit the life and legacy of Dr. King with a special collection from PBS.

A collection of original posters created for The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross PBS series features quotations by famous African Americans, including leaders, intellectuals and cultural figures such as Harriet Tubman, W.E.B. DuBois, Zora Neale Hurston, Jackie Robinson, Malcolm X, President Barack Obama, and more. The posters, which can be downloaded, printed and shared, can be found here: http://to.pbs.org/1efp1fy

(via npr)

The AP-19, or “Papa Bear” chair (1951), designed for AP Stolen by Hans Wegner, born in Denmark on April 2, 1914.

(Source: midcenturia.com)

Spring is right around the corner. London interiors by Form Design Architecture.

Spring is right around the corner. London interiors by Form Design Architecture.

The Villard Houses, designed by McKim Mead & White. Photo courtesy High End Weekly.

The Villard Houses, designed by McKim Mead & White. Photo courtesy High End Weekly.

The Hotel Wind, in Xiamen, China. Designed by Team BLDG. Photo by Nacasa & Partners.

The Hotel Wind, in Xiamen, China. Designed by Team BLDG. Photo by Nacasa & Partners.

Climb. The Kardokus residence, in Seattle, WA. Designed by Urbanadd. 

Climb. The Kardokus residence, in Seattle, WA. Designed by Urbanadd. 

One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s drawings for his Mile High Illinois, Chicago Project. Pencil, colored pencil, ink and gold ink on tracing paper, 1956. On view at New York Museum of Modern Art until June 1, 2014.

One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s drawings for his Mile High Illinois, Chicago Project. Pencil, colored pencil, ink and gold ink on tracing paper, 1956. On view at New York Museum of Modern Art until June 1, 2014.

Moroccan home designed by Studio Ko.

Moroccan home designed by Studio Ko.

The Volkshaus Basel, in Switzerland. Designed by Herzog & De Meuron. Photo by Frank Dinger.

The Volkshaus Basel, in Switzerland. Designed by Herzog & De Meuron. Photo by Frank Dinger.