Martin Luther King Jr - 50th Anniversary of His Assassination Thimble

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Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. He is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience. King was fatally shot by James Earl Ray at 6:01pm on 4 April 1968, as he stood on the second-floor balcony of the Lorraine Motel, Memphis. The assassination led to a nationwide wave of race riots in Chicago, Baltimore, Louisville, Kansas City and dozens of other cities.

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Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. He is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience. King was fatally shot by James Earl Ray at 6:01pm on 4 April 1968, as he stood on the second-floor balcony of the Lorraine Motel, Memphis. The assassination led to a nationwide wave of race riots in Chicago, Baltimore, Louisville, Kansas City and dozens of other cities.