• The exterior of the Mason Temple in Memphis in early 1970. The venue, the world headquarters of the Church of God in Christ denomination, was the site of King’s prophetic “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” address the night before his assassination. Courtesy of University of Memphis Libraries and Special Collections Department.

Photo of Mason Temple in Memphis

From Nothing but Love in God’s Water: Volume 2: Black Sacred Music from Sit-Ins to Resurrection City by Robert Darden

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