Here’s what voter suppression looked like in Alabama in the middle of the 20th century.
Micah Wimmer examines an extraordinary—and tragic—confluence of events that happened 50 years ago: on the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr and the 1968 NBA finals between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers, the first in which a black coach (Celtics great Bill Russell) guided a team to the NBA title.
In her speech, Oprah reached out to “every man who chooses to listen.” Fifty years earlier, Martin Luther King, Jr. asked fearful men to speak up.
How Coretta Scott King’s “grace, diginity, and poise” in the face of horrific tragedy fuelled the Civil Rights Movement.
How racist tensions and discrimination in Memphis, Tennessee, created the environment in which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and how Coretta Scott King’s “courage, dignity, and poise” in the face of horrific tragedy fuelled the Civil Rights Movement.