Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta were married in 1953. They would have celebrated their 15th anniversary on June 8, 1968. Coretta Scott King, 78, died in 2006.

April 4, 2013 marks the 45th anniversary of the death of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rev. John Crawford was among the West Side pastors who worked with King while the civil rights leader was in Chicago.

Take a look back at our coverage of the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death: