What Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy means to people today

Fifty years after the Baptist minister and activist's assassination, ABC News' Byron Pitts spoke to people about his legacy.
1:12 | 04/05/18

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Washington, D.C. We're at T king memorial in Washington, D.C. This giant statue of this giant figure who helped change the world with both his work and his words. Is there a quote from Dr. King that resonates? Yes, absolutely. Dr. King said everybody can be great because everybody can serve. The ultimate measure of a man is not where he sends in moments of comfort and convience but where he STAs at times of challenge and controversy. We must come toe that the end we see as a society at peace with itself. Injustice is a threat to Jue everywhere. We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universes long but it bends towards justice. Out of the mountain of despair there's hope in everyone. Rich, poor, there's hope in everyone. Thank you, reverend, doctor. Our thanks to Byron Pitts on

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