Robert F. Kennedy

Remarks on the Assassination of Martin Luther King

Kennedy's Biography

Robert F Kennedy, an American politician from Massachusetts, was the Senator for New York from 1965 until his assassination in 1968. Before coming Senate, he was the 64th U.S Attorney General from 1961 to 1964, serving under his older brother, President John F. Kennedy and later president, President Lyndon B. Johnson. Kennedy was a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 1968 election becoming an icon of modern American liberalism and member of the Democratic Party,

The Speech

During the time of the speech, tensions were high in the country. Riots were rampant among towns and cities. Robert F. Kennedy decided to speak on the assassination of MLK to calm down the citizens and supporters of the deceased Martin Luther King Jr. The speech was touching for African- Americans that supported MLK for he empathized with their hatred for whites saying that he shae the same but that we should all unite together in compassion and love not segregated by hate and racisim
Robert F. Kennedy's Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination Speech