Civil rights movement
Assination of Martin Luther King Jr.
One of the most important assassinations of the 20th century happened in 1968. Martin Luther King junior was assassinated on April fourth while standing on the second story balcony of his hotel. His death sparked many outbreaks of racial violence and protests.
Huey P. Newton was an African-American activist best known for founding the militant Black Panther Party with Bobby Seale in 1966.n the mid-1960s, Newton decided to pursue his education at Merritt College, during which time he received a months-long prison term for a knife assault, and later attended the University of San Francisco School of Law . It was at Merritt where he met Bobby Seale. The two were briefly involved with political groups at the school before they set out to create one of their own. Founded in 1966, they called their group the Black Panther Party for Self Defense
Free Huey Ralley
Saturday, Feb. 17th 1968 at 9pm
Oakland, CA, United States
Shortly after noon on November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas. By the fall of 1963, President John F. Kennedy and his political advisers were preparing for the next presidential campaign.