Martin Luther King Jr.
The civil rights leader lived in Dorchester while he went to class at Boston University for doctoral studies in systematic theology.
While there, the minister debated civil rights strategies and preached at nearby churches. King met his future wife Coretta Scott in the choir of the New England Conservatory.
Pictured: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., protected by an umbrella from rain, addresses civil rights marchers on Boston Common after a march in 1965.