Jan 13, 2017  · Exactly one year before his assassination, on April 4, 1967, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave a speech that may have helped put a target on his back. That speech, entitled Beyond Vietnam: A Time.

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In supporting striking sanitation workers, King wanted to lead marches and show that nonviolent protest still worked. But on April 4, at the city’s Lorraine Motel, he would be fatally shot. Martin.

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The demonstration was to be the centerpiece of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign. While many of the images of the civil rights era were taken in black-and-white, Houston.

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On the evening of April 4, 1968, King was shot and killed on the balcony of the Lorraine. "So I think the basic message is: Don’t wait for a Martin Luther King to emerge. Create a movement, a great.

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On April 4, 1968, Mary Ellen Ford was a witness to the aftermath of the shooting at the Lorraine Motel that claimed King’s life — and changed history. Associates of Martin Luther King Jr. altering.

In his support for striking sanitation workers, King wanted to lead marches and show that nonviolent protest still worked. But on April 4, at the city’s Lorraine Motel, he would be fatally shot.

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The painstaking moment occurred while Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the second-floor balcony at the Lorraine Motel. Today, the site where the iconic activist was fatally shot has been preserved.

In the five decades since Martin Luther King Jr. was shot dead by an assassin at age 39. For the King family and others in the civil rights movement, the FBI’s obsession with King in the years.

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DECATUR — From the now-immortalized marches in the South against Jim Crow laws to the riots of anger and disillusionment in America’s cities after his assassination, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is welcomed with a kiss by his wife Coretta after leaving court in Montgomery, Ala., March 22, 1956. King was found guilty of conspiracy to boycott city buses in a.

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May 01, 2019  · Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., mortal shooting of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., the most prominent leader of the American civil rights movement, on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. Learn more about the background, details, and aftermath of the assassination in this article.

(AP) — When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. put out the call to clergy members to descend. Part of revisiting Reeb’s death, the two said, is a reckoning that there were hundreds of black activists,

Mar 04, 2017  · Coretta Scott King was a leader in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement and wife of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. After her husband’s death, she continued his work advocating for African Americans’ rights.

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Wednesday will be the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. it’s the #MeToo movement, Black Lives Matter, the Parkland students, these youth-led movements are really a legacy of the Civil.

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