Morehouse College Professor Unveils 125-Foot Mural Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Natatorium is a public swimming facility across the street from the King Center in downtown Atlanta. Recently, Louis Delsarte, a professor of art at Morehouse College, unveiled his 125-foot mural honoring the civil rights leader on the wall of the Natatorium. The mural has 25 panels chronicling the life of Dr. King.

Delsarte is a native of Brooklyn, New York. He is a graduate of Pratt Institute and holds a master of fine arts degree from the University of Arizona. He has created many other murals including artwork at a New York City subway station, on a bank wall in Harlem, and at Morris Brown College.