Buzz·Posted on Sep 12, 2012Heartbreaking Photos From The Aftermath Of MLK's MurderAs the nation mourns, can hope for Dr. King's dream live on?by Tommy WeselyBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Joseph Louw/ Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images Civil rights leaders on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel point in the direction of Dr. King's shooter. 2. Henry Groskinsky/Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images A worker cleans the bloody scene. 3. Henry Groskinsky/ Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images Civil Rights leaders Will Campbell and Ralph Abernathy comfort one another in King's motel room after the murder. 4. Joseph Louw/Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images A grieving eyewitness to the horrific shooting awaits interrogation by police investigators. 5. Robert Abbott Sengstacke / Getty Images Reverend Jesse Jackson the day after King's death. 6. Robert Abbott Sengstacke / Getty Images Demonstrators in Memphis march in protest shortly after Dr. King's assassination. 7. Robert Abbott Sengstacke / Getty Images Mourners assemble in Memphis. 8. P Laffont/Sygma/CORBIS Coretta Scott King leads the March on Memphis just days after the assassination of her husband. 9. Keystone / Getty Images Thousands line the streets of Atlanta for King's funeral. 10. James L. Amos/CORBIS 11. Santi Visalli Inc. / Getty Images Yolanda King sits in the car with her mother before the funeral. 12. Santi Visalli Inc. / Getty Images Mourners embrace at the service. 13. Don Hogan Charles/New York Times Co. / Getty Images Reverand Ralph David Abernathy with followers of Dr. King. 14. Keystone / Getty Images Former First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy attends the funeral of MLK. 15. Flip Schulke/CORBIS Coretta Scott King at a memorial for her late husband.