Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Hero
Martin, Growing Up Strong.
Civil Rights Hero.
The Assassination Of Martin Luther King Jr.
At 6:01 p.m on April 4th. 1968, Civil rights leader. Martin Luther King Jr. was hit by a snipers bullet while standing on the balcony in the front of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, when without warning, he was shot. The bullet entered Martin's Right check, went through his neck and finally stopped at his shoulder blade. He was Immediately taken to a nearby Hospital, but he was pronounced dead at 7:05 p.m His Assassin was a white racist named James Earl Ray. Earl was arrested, but many people including some of Martin's own family believed he was innocent. Martin Luther King was a man of powerful speaking, leader of African Americans rights, a man of vision and Determination, But not just that, but he was also a beloved man by millions of people.
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