Today in Black History (April 4th)

Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated at 6:01 pm April 4th, 1968 (40th anniversary)

See KING an unforgettable 2-hour event Sunday, April 6 at 8 pm on the History Channel. Forty years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at age 39, a new Historyâ„¢ special, KING, with newsman Tom Brokaw, takes viewers on an unprecedented journey back in time and forward to today. KING goes beyond the legend to delve into the man, the questions, the myths and, most importantly, the relevance of Dr. King’s message in today’s world.

The National Civil Rights Museum, site Of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. The Loraine Motel in Memphis, TN

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  1. Not only during this week do you have riots in major cities following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King you also have: Voting problems in Mississippi (’63), A Pledge Line of Omega Psi Phi brothers in Washington (’63, ’68), and James Brown concert in Boston that Friday (’68)
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