Before he was assassinated at age 39, Martin Luther King Jr. led the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott, organized the 1963 March on Washington, advocated for civil disobedience and non-violent protest, and became one of the most influential figures in American history. Fifty years after his death, here’s a look back at some of the civil rights leader’s most memorable speeches.
A big week for President Trump, who announced his military strategy for the U.S. war in Afghanistan. He also held a rally in Arizona and signed new legislation during a speech in Nevada. Have you been keeping up with the headlines? Test your knowledge of all that and more with our Washington Week-ly News Quiz.
Kyle Chapman was sitting in a dimly lit Irish pub about 20 minutes outside of Boston, where Saturday afternoon’s so-called “Free Speech Rally” had just been shut down by tens of thousands of counter-protesters.