News43 Years Ago Today, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Died Fighting For The Rights ...
Today is the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many Americans know that King was shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee — which now hosts a national civil rights museum in honor of ... read more
The Root: After King's Death, His Work Still Goes On
Many of us go through life believing America's age of martyrs ended when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. The reality, as the shooting massacre that killed US District Judge John Roll and injured Arizona congresswoman ... read more
Martin Luther King Jr Assassinated 43 Years Ago
Martin Luther King Jr, the influential American civil rights leader, was assassinated 43-years-old ago today (4th April 2011), reports the New York Daily News. King rose to prominence as a pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Alabama in the ... read more