Martin Luther King by Trevor McDonald

On 4 April 1968 Martin Luther King was killed in Memphis, Tennessee. Sir Trevor McDonald marks 50 years since his murder and to celebrate his life

On 4 April 1968 Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. To mark 50 years since his murder and to celebrate his life, Sir Trevor McDonald travels to the US to get closer to one of his heroes.

He learns that Dr King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech was actually off the cuff, and speaks to black role models, including Naomi Campbell, about King’s legacy.