Justice is served!  James Earl Ray on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King: convicted on March 10, 1969, after entering a guilty by jayne
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Killer- Justice is served!  James Earl Ray on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King: convicted on March 10, 1969, after entering a guilty plea to forgo a jury trial. Had he been found guilty by jury trial, he would have been eligible for the death penalty.[1] He was sentenced to 99 years in prison. He later recanted his confession and tried unsuccessfully to gain a new trial. He died in prison by jayne
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jayne Killer- Justice is served! James Earl Ray on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King: convicted on March 10, 1969, after entering a guilty plea to forgo a jury trial. Had he been found guilty by jury trial, he would have been eligible for the death penalty.[1] He was sentenced to 99 years in prison. He later recanted his confession and tried unsuccessfully to gain a new trial. He died in prison
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James Earl Ray (1928-1998) was convicted of shooting and killing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis in 1969. Ray fled the US after the assassination and was eventually caught in London. He pleaded guilty to the murder and received a 99-year sentence. He later withdrew his confession and escaped from prison in 1977 but was caught three days later. He died in prison in 1998. His ashes were taken to Ireland because he didn’t want to be buried in the U.S. by jayne
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jayne James Earl Ray (1928-1998) was convicted of shooting and killing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis in 1969. Ray fled the US after the assassination and was eventually caught in London. He pleaded guilty to the murder and received a 99-year sentence. He later withdrew his confession and escaped from prison in 1977 but was caught three days later. He died in prison in 1998. His ashes were taken to Ireland because he didn’t want to be buried in the U.S.
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A Memphis jury’s UNANIMOUS verdict on December 8, 1999 RULED that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by a conspiracy that included agencies of his own government. Almost 32 years after King’s murder at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis on April 4, 1968, a court extended the circle of responsibility for the assassination beyond the late scapegoat James Earl Ray to the United States government. by jayne
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jayne A Memphis jury’s UNANIMOUS verdict on December 8, 1999 RULED that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by a conspiracy that included agencies of his own government. Almost 32 years after King’s murder at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis on April 4, 1968, a court extended the circle of responsibility for the assassination beyond the late scapegoat James Earl Ray to the United States government.
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Here's an interesting ELVIS PRESLEY fact: On this day in 1968, Elvis’s heartfelt reaction to the assassination of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired "68' Comeback Special" producer Steve Binder to ask songwriter Earl Brown to compose a song about Elvis’s feelings which resulted in the famous song “If I Can Dream.”  06/06/2013 <3 by patty
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patty Here's an interesting ELVIS PRESLEY fact: On this day in 1968, Elvis’s heartfelt reaction to the assassination of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired "68' Comeback Special" producer Steve Binder to ask songwriter Earl Brown to compose a song about Elvis’s feelings which resulted in the famous song “If I Can Dream.” 06/06/2013 <3
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The cover of Newsweek magazine is such a powerful image.  Dr. Martin Luther King Was Assassinated On This Date In 1968 by jayne
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jayne The cover of Newsweek magazine is such a powerful image. Dr. Martin Luther King Was Assassinated On This Date In 1968
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Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Best Sellers
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The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. by bookpacket
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Harry Belafonte stand behind Coretta Scott King as she speaks at the ‘Stars for Freedom’ rally on the last night of the historic Selma to Montgomery march in support of voter rights in Montgomery, Alabama on March 24, 1965. Photo: Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images. by graciela
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graciela Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Harry Belafonte stand behind Coretta Scott King as she speaks at the ‘Stars for Freedom’ rally on the last night of the historic Selma to Montgomery march in support of voter rights in Montgomery, Alabama on March 24, 1965. Photo: Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images.
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Signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by President KING Lyndon B. Johnson as KING DR Martin Luther King Jr. looks on. WWW.RICARDOSAMUDASINCLAIR.COM by jayne
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quoted by Robert Kennedy after the death of Martin Luther King by jayne
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Spiritual & Inpiration 'The Stone of Hope (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)' Framed Graphic Art $79.99 by Wayfair
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Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by ingjaneth
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ingjaneth Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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The wives of Malcom X, Medger Evers and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by misty
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This is Claudette Colvin, who refused to be treated like a substandard citizen on one of those Montgomery buses — and did it nine months before Mrs. Parks. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his political debut fighting her arrest. by samanthasam
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samanthasam This is Claudette Colvin, who refused to be treated like a substandard citizen on one of those Montgomery buses — and did it nine months before Mrs. Parks. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his political debut fighting her arrest.
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Martin Luther King Jr. was stoned (a thrown rock struck him in  the head) during a March he lead (of about 700 people) in Marquette Park on Chicago's Southwest Side. The civil-rights leader and his supporters were in the white ethnic enclave to protest housing segregation practices. Approx 30 others were injured along with Dr King. He later explained why he put himself at risk: "I have to do this--to expose myself--to bring this hate into the by florence
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florence Martin Luther King Jr. was stoned (a thrown rock struck him in the head) during a March he lead (of about 700 people) in Marquette Park on Chicago's Southwest Side. The civil-rights leader and his supporters were in the white ethnic enclave to protest housing segregation practices. Approx 30 others were injured along with Dr King. He later explained why he put himself at risk: "I have to do this--to expose myself--to bring this hate into the
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Poetry Prompt: Martin Luther King, Jr. (elem) - "Peace is like a...." Prompts to help you write a poem about peace in honor of Martin Luther King Day. by corrine
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corrine Poetry Prompt: Martin Luther King, Jr. (elem) - "Peace is like a...." Prompts to help you write a poem about peace in honor of Martin Luther King Day.
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Atlanta 1967 by jayne
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Martin Luther King and Malcolm X only met once, on March 26, 1964 when both were attending Senate hearings for the Civil Rights Bill. #TodayInBlackHistory by AmD7
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AmD7 Martin Luther King and Malcolm X only met once, on March 26, 1964 when both were attending Senate hearings for the Civil Rights Bill. #TodayInBlackHistory
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Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; The tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. – Martin Luther King Jr. by sandy
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sandy Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; The tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. – Martin Luther King Jr.
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A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Best Sellers
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On November 24, 1963, two days after Kennedy's assassination, suspect Lee Harvey Oswald is escorted to the Dallas city jail as Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby approaches with gun drawn. Bypassing a cordon of police officers, Ruby shot Oswald in the abdomen, an act inadvertently captured on live television by reporters filming the prisoner transfer. Ruby was convicted of Oswald's murder and spent his remaining days in prison. by tamra
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tamra On November 24, 1963, two days after Kennedy's assassination, suspect Lee Harvey Oswald is escorted to the Dallas city jail as Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby approaches with gun drawn. Bypassing a cordon of police officers, Ruby shot Oswald in the abdomen, an act inadvertently captured on live television by reporters filming the prisoner transfer. Ruby was convicted of Oswald's murder and spent his remaining days in prison.
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Martin Luther King Jr and his wife Coretta leading a peace march in Georgia by Colcolk
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Colcolk Martin Luther King Jr and his wife Coretta leading a peace march in Georgia
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Children's song - A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Black Histo... by jayne
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I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great of a burden to bear. - Martin Luther King Jr. by tracy sam
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tracy sam I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great of a burden to bear. - Martin Luther King Jr.
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The Supremes at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s memorial service, 1968 by jaime
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