Dallas remembers Martin Luther King Junior with artwork

Hannah Tucker, Photographer

A mural of Civil Rights activists Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Junior is painted upon the side of a building near the intersection of Malcolm X Street and Martin Luther Street in Dallas. This intersection is in south Dallas near the Martin Luther King Community Center, an area dedicated to the Civil Rights activist. Photo by Hannah Tucker.

Martin Luther King Jr. Street was named after the civil rights activist Martin Luther King and is located in south Dallas. The area is filled with artwork of him, along with other activist Malcolm X. Photo by Hannah Tucker.

A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. stands in Dallas at the Martin Luther King Community Center. The statue was erected in 1976 by the city of Dallas out front of the Martin Luther King Community Center. Photo by Hannah Tucker.

A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. stands in Dallas at the Martin Luther King Community Center. The statue was put up in commemoration of King and the American Bicentennial. Photo by Hannah Tucker.

A plaque explaining the statue of Martin Luther King Jr. stands in Dallas at the Martin Luther King Community Center as commemoration. The city of Dallas erected this statue on July 3, 1976 with the phrase “Keep the Dream Alive” is shown on the side. Photo by Hannah Tucker.

This photograph of Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X is embedded into a pillar at the intersection of Martin Luther Street and Malcolm X Street in Dallas. The photograph is of them shaking hands, and the area around there is filled with commemorations to King. Photo by Hannah Tucker.

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