Behind the scenes at National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (KRON) — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4th, 1968.

Leaders in Memphis decided to transform the motel from a place of tragedy to a place of tribute.

In 1991, the National Civil Rights Museum opened its doors to the public paying homage to Dr. King and those working for equality ‘behind’ the scenes.

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