“Washington Is Going to Burn, Washington Is Going to Burn”
by Roger Chapman
How a white eight year old who lived in DC experienced the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
Where Have All the Rioters Gone?
by Matthew Desmond
Good jobs in black communities have disappeared, evictions are the norm, and extreme poverty is rising. Cities should be exploding—but they aren’t.
SOURCE: History channel
Why People Rioted After Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Assassination
“People were out of control with anger and sadness and frustration.”
SOURCE: The Washington Post
Who killed Martin Luther King Jr.?
His family believes James Earl Ray was framed.
Robert Kennedy’s Gettysburg Address
by Jerald Podair
He gave it 50 years ago after hearing that MLK had been assassinated.
Conspiracy Thinking and the John Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Assassinations: Part I
by Mel Ayton
A child dies from some unexplained illness; fisherman sail off never to return; random violence takes the life of an innocent bystander. And always behind these tragic events lies the question – Why?
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