A veritable who’s who in Black excellence attended, spoke or did both at the events in Memphis commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination on April 4. Have a look at these photos to see who was there.

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1. Roland Martin

Roland Martin

2. Rev. James Lawson

3. Roland Martin with Kameron Whalum and Rev. Kenneth T Whalum Jr.

Roland Martin with Kameron Whalum and Rev. Kenneth T Whalum Jr.

4. Rev. Jesse Jackson

5. Roland Martin with Noelle Trent

Roland Martin with Noelle Trent

6. Al Green

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(from left) Rev. Al Sharpton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Martin Luther King III

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10. LeVar Burton

11. Kim Coles with Roland Martin

Kim Coles with Roland Martin

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Rev. Al Sharpton, Sheila E., Martin Luther King lll, his wife Arndrea, and their daughter Yolanda Renee King.

13. Roland Martin and Rev. Kenneth T Whalum Jr.

Roland Martin and Rev. Kenneth T Whalum Jr.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson and National Urban League President Marc Morial

15. Kristin Clarke, president & executive director of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Kristin Clarke, president & executive director of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

17. The Lorraine Motel

The Lorraine Motel

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19. Tamika Mallory

Tamika Mallory

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21. Leaders of the Women’s March

Leaders of the Women’s March

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23. Gina Belafonte

Gina Belafonte

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25. Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson

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27. Rep. Barbara Lee

Rep. Barbara Lee

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