Wilmington Race Riots
Marthin Luther King jr.
April 4, 1968, Marthin Luther King jr. was killed. People around and close to the church desided to host a prayer for him in Rodney Square. The next day after Marthin Luther King jr. Death schools held afternoon Memorials. During the memorials, several groups of young people began marching down Market Street causing damage to several stores. When night came violince bbroke out in the valley.