Martin Luther King Plaza
|Martin Luther King Plaza|
|Facilities||Memorial bust, benches|
|Operated by||City of Pensacola|
|Location||Palafox Street, between Chase and Gregory Streets|
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30.41492, -87.215854, Martin Luther King Plaza </googlemap>
The Palafox Market is held here on Saturday mornings in the summer.
Bust of Dr. King
The bust of Dr. King was sculpted by Atlanta artist Ayokunle Odeleye and was installed in December 1992. At the base of the bust is a plaque inscribed with an excerpt from Dr. King’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in 1964:
- Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is Black Power.