LIVE TWEET: Re-live the last 2 days of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life

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Events Leading Up To The Death Of MLK

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On April 4, 1968, a shot rang out in Memphis, Tennessee, that changed the world forever.

An assassin silenced the voice that had energized America’s civil rights movement and challenged our nation to live up to its highest ideals.

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It has been 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.

Explore>>Visit our special site Honoring MLK

Re-live the last 2 days of Dr. King's life in real-time as we "live tweet" the events of April 3 and 4, 1968, at @HonoringMLK.

Explore>>Watch The Last Days of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tweets below are posted exactly 50 years after they happened.

The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionChannel 2 Action News and WSB Radio covered the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years ago, and now bring you the most comprehensive coverage on the anniversary.

CLICK HERE for in-depth stories, interviews with witnesses to history, the most extensive archive of photos, audio and video and extensive team coverage of Dr. King's far reaching impact.

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