VIDEOA Shot Rings Out: The Assassination Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, , dashed the hopes of black Americans for the commitment of white America to racial equality.
On April 4, , Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated by a sniper's bullet while standing on the second-floor balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel.
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Just after 6 p.m. on April 4, , Martin Luther King Jr. is fatally shot while standing on the balcony outside his second-story room at the Lorraine Motel.
On April 4, , Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed while standing on a hotel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King was in the city to speak. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, while in Memphis to support the striking sanitation workers. This was one year to the day after.
Dr. King, president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and a leader in the civil rights movement, was assassinated on April 4 in Memphis, Tenn. See. One of the most infamous and devastating assassinations in American history, the murder of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., was also one of the. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, As the streets erupted, Johnson struggled to provide local officials with the federal resources they needed to help.