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

January 22, 2008 • 0
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 »