People watch as marchers pass-by during an event to mark the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jnr's assassination in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4. Photo: Getty Images via AFP

Martin Luther King Jnr hailed as ‘apostle of non-violence’ on 50th anniversary of assassination

At events around the US, participants reflected on King’s legacy and discussed how his example could apply to current racial and economic divides

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People watch as marchers pass-by during an event to mark the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jnr's assassination in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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