Soldier Field rally

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addresses the crowd at the Illinois Rally for Civil Rights held at Soldier Field in Chicago. King called for the strict enforcement of new civil rights legislation and a continued effort to end racial discrimination and poverty.

( James O'Leary, Chicago Tribune historical photo / June 21, 1964 )

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addresses the crowd at the Illinois Rally for Civil Rights held at Soldier Field in Chicago. King called for the strict enforcement of new civil rights legislation and a continued effort to end racial discrimination and poverty.

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