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Martin Luther King Jr. in Boston

April 22, 1965: The wife of the Rev. Virgil Woods (not visible) presented a flower to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Woods and his son, Bobby Woods, were also in the crowd around King.

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April 22, 1965: The wife of the Rev. Virgil Woods (not visible) presented a flower to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Woods and his son, Bobby Woods, were also in the crowd around King.

To honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., we look at images of the influential leader and the civil rights movement traveling through Boston and Cambridge in the 1960s. King visited Boston in 1965 and spoke to politicians and residents about many of the city’s racial issues, including segregation. The march he lead from Roxbury to Boston Common was his first in the northern states. His inspiring speeches conveyed his passion for equality, justice and peace. - Leanne Burden Seidel and Lisa Tuite

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