Martin Luther King is Assassinated

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Martin Luther King is Assassinated

Video Segment |04:11

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. After his death, the country opened up in violence and riots flared to reveal that racism was still a major issue in the United States.

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