James Earl Ray
WAP98040399 - 16 JANUARY 1999 - WASHINGTON, D.C., USA: A file photo of James Earl Ray, who was accused of shooting the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., seen here in a 1991 file photo. cc/sp/files UPI
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The balcony where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was shot was opened to the public at Memphis' National Civil Rights Museum for the first time.
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Memphis says it will correct what critics say is an omission by finally naming a street after Martin Luther King Jr. 44 years after his assassination there.
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