Video Duration 02 minutes 22 seconds

Martin Luther King’s dream unfulfilled 50 years later

Al Jazeera examines the breadth of Martin Luther King’s ambitions, and how even after half a century, his vision remains beyond reach.

Wednesday is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of US civil rights leader Martin Luther King.

In the latest in our series looking back at his life, Al Jazeera examines the breadth of his ambitions.

Al Jazeera’s Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington, DC.