Thursday, February 28, 2008

Stone Cold Solid Black History Month Moment #1: Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee April 1968

On April 3, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. gave what would turn out to be his last public speaking appearance. He seemed tired and started slowly, but soon mustered up energy and a bone-chilling prophecy about his own death. It would be forever known as the "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech. Tragically, King was senselessly assassinated the very next day by a misguided coward.

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