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Assassination and significance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Assassination and significance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

being addresses delivered at Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan, 11 April 1968.

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Published by Martin Luther King Memorial Committee in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMartin Luther King Memorial Committee (Ibadan, Nigeria)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 87/07797 (E)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 30 p., [1] p. of plates :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2492638M
LC Control Number87461853

A Fresh and Emotional Tribute In Martin Rising (grades ), Andrea and Brian Pinkney present a rich embroidery of visions, musical cadence, and deep emotion to convey the final months of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, and of his assassination, through metaphor, spirituality, and multi-layers of meaning. This fresh perspective of Martin Luther King Jr. reminds students that courage and.   "Dr. Pepper has waged a year struggle for truth and justice on behalf of another scapegoat, James Earl Ray--the alleged assassin of Dr. Martin Luther King Jrand the King family. This book is the culmination of that effort and reveals the truth about that assassination."--Sirhan Sirhan.

Speech given at the Riverside Church, Harlem, New York in which Martin Luther King, Jr. provides his objections to the war in Vietnam. I See the Promised Land: April 3, Memphis, Tennessee This is the speech that MLK gave the night before his assassination. This is a “Readers Guide to the MLK Assassination” of key books most relevant to the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s murder on April 4, The materials focus heavily on questions still remaining regarding responsibility and motive for King’s shooting in Memphis, TN.

The s had the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the s had the first people to ever reach the top of Mount Everest, and the s had the infamous World War Two. But no decade in the twentieth century, other than the s, has had one sole event define its entirety. On April 3, , Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. arrived in Memphis, Tennessee, to march in support of a labor strike organized by Memphis sanitation workers. Because a demonstration the month before erupted in violence, Dr. King, according to his associates, returned determined to .


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