assassination

Friends, family and loved ones will gather early Friday afternoon to pay their last respects to South Carolina State Senator Clementa Pinckney. Pinckney, one of…

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated today in Memphis, Tenn. on 4-4-1968. King was in Memphis supporting workers in a struggle over wages, benefits and working conditions when he was killed. For the next 48 hours, the nation burned, riots swept 168 cities and federal troops were even called in to guard the U.S. Capitol. […]