Martin Luther King, Jr. was an African-American clergyman who advocated social change through non-violent means. A powerful speaker and a man of great spiritual strength, he shaped the American civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Martin Luther...
Martin Luther King Jr. was an American clergyman and civil rights leader who
was fatally shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.
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On this day in History, Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated on Apr 04, 1968.
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At 6:05 P.M. on Thursday, 4 April 1968, Martin Luther King was shot dead while
standing on a balcony outside his second-ﬂoor room at the Lorraine Motel in ...
Jul 13, 2016 ... James Earl Ray was the assassin of celebrated civil rights leader Martin Luther
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The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the opening acts
which plunged 1968 into a year of turmoil. Coming on the heels of the Tet
Jan 11, 2015 ... The civil rights activist is shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn.
In March 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, traveled to Memphis, Tenn., to lead a
march in ...