April 8, 1968: Militants Gather On Green, Yale Closed In King Tribute

January 22, 2008
Two thousand blacks marched to the Green Friday to hear 16 local leaders tell them “The King is dead” in a highly militant public demonstration. The crowd applauded and cheered the more militant of the speakers who tied King’s death to the death of non-violence, while giving only perfunctory applause to the few speakers who »