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Race

Decades Since His Death, MLK's Shadow Still Shapes Today's Activism

It's been nearly half a century since the death of Martin Luther King Jr. As the U.S. prepares to celebrate his work, it's worth asking: What does King's legacy mean for today's grass-roots activists?

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent detains an immigrant in October 2015. Though the Department of Homeland Security says it is looking for recent arrivals, criminals and people with deportation orders, that hasn't reassured immigrants like Giovanni. "It's still scary," he says. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Deportations, Rumors Stir Fear Among Immigrants

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Deportations, Rumors Stir Fear Among Immigrants

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Demonstrators march in December 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio, the day after a grand jury declined to indict a police officer in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice in 2014. Angelo Merendino/Getty Images hide caption

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Decades Since His Death, MLK's Shadow Still Shapes Today's Activism

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