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Martin Luther King Jr., afro-american civil rights activist killed by James Earl Ray, a white racist in Memphis, Tennessee (United States), on April 4, 1968


1968-04-04_Martin_Luther_King_Jr.pngMany people on earth must have heard or know about Dr Martin Luther King Jr, that famous civil rights activist born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. Whe just quote here what some of what wikipedia writes about him:

" Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr., January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using the tactics of nonviolence and civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs and inspired by the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. In 1968, King was planning a national occupation of Washington, D.C., to be called the Poor People's Campaign, when he was assassinated by James Earl Ray on April 4 in Memphis, Tennessee. King's death was followed by riots in many U.S. cities. Ray, who fled the country, was arrested two months later at London Heathrow Airport. Ray was sentenced to 99 years in prison for King's murder, and died in 1998 from hepatitis while serving his sentence".

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Martin Luther King Jr., afro-american civil rights activist killed by James Earl Ray, a white racist

1968-04-04_Martin_Luther_King_Jr.pngMany people on earth must have heard or know about Dr Martin Luther King Jr, that famous civil rights activist born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. Whe just quote here what some of what wikipedia writes about him:

" Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr., January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using the tactics of nonviolence and civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs and inspired by the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. In 1968, King was planning a national occupation of Washington, D.C., to be called the Poor People's Campaign, when he was assassinated by James Earl Ray on April 4 in Memphis, Tennessee. King's death was followed by riots in many U.S. cities. Ray, who fled the country, was arrested two months later at London Heathrow Airport. Ray was sentenced to 99 years in prison for King's murder, and died in 1998 from hepatitis while serving his sentence".

For further readings, please refer to the sources quoted above which also refer to other sources and make your own mind about racism against Blacks and the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King Jr.



You can also contribute!
Your financial contribution, as well as your contribution through articles or translation are very appreciated.