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50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death

A half-century after the nation lost civil rights icon the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., see Newsday's coverage of the anniversary, including how his memory and message linger, and commentary and reflections on his legacy.

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. greets people

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. greets people who came out to see him as he rides the ferry near Fire Island on Sept. 2, 1967. Photo Credit: Newsday / Stan Wolfson