The president's remarks received near-instantaneous scorn, with some questioning whether he even understands what the practice of desegregation busing was.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s family and other civil rights leaders believe his death was part of an FBI conspiracy plot.
And what the president can nevertheless learn from the museum.
Hefner's magazine was a platform for African-American leaders, including Martin Luther King Jr., during the 1960s civil rights struggle.
The "Silent Protest Parade," as it came to be known, was the first mass African-American demonstration of its kind.
"During the '60s and '70s, art was beautifully done, but there was no violence."
For a drama about black British civil rights activists resorting to violent direct action, the tone of John Ridley's 'Guerilla' is surprisingly subdued.
"Black Americans were a lot less diverse back then, we lived a lot closer together."
From Trayvon Martin to Rekia Boyd, moderate conservatives have stressed order over justice.
The personal papers and photographs of a civil rights icon are available to the public for the first time.
The rancorous disputes of the King siblings—most of them over lucrative licensing deals for their father's words and image—are rending family ties