Dr. King had risen to become the embodiment of the country's civil rights movement. And as a charismatic Baptist minister, he inspired a generation of non-violent protest.
John Lewis would rise from a civil rights foot soldier to U.S. congressman. Andrew Young would go from marching alongside Dr. King to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and mayor of Atlanta.
CNN's Fredricka Whitfield recently sat down with Andrew Young to talk about his latest project - a documentary about St. Augustine, Florida, and its forgotten civil rights history.