New York Today: Following in Dr. King’s Footsteps – New York Times

GOOGLE NEWS Advertisement Good morning on this drenched Friday. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born and raised in Atlanta, but we have adopted him as our own in New York. Officially. Mayor Robert F. Wagner made him an honorary New Yorker in 1964, and the city began recognizing a day in his honor in 1970, 16 years before it would be observed as a national holiday. To celebrate what would have been King’s 89th birthday on Monday, we took a tour of his New York. We began in the theater district, where King, a fan of...

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