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The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. By: Steven Poirier Spencer Nguyen 4/22/08 D Period
Introduction On April 4, 1968, racial tension in the united states took another tragic turn. An assassin shot and killed Martin Luther King Jr.
What he did MLK (Martin Luther King) was an American hero who helped give civil rights to black people and make them equal.
When he was killed It was around 6 pm when he was killed. He was standing on the balcony of his motel when he was shot by James Earl Ray.
James Earl Ray James Earl Ray was a fat pig and we would have bobbed t he crap out of him if he was still alive. He was sentenced to 99 years in prison and now that he is dead no one knows why he killed MLK, PIG
How he was a leader Martin Luther King Jr. was a leader who helped take segregation away. He helped African Americans get civil rights.
Review Questions 1. Who was MLK 2. What did he do for his country 3. When was he assassinated 4. Where was he assassinated 5.What time was he assassinated. 6. Why was he assassinated. 7. Who assassinated MLK 8. What year was MLK assassinated. 9. How long was the assassin sentenced. 10. Why was James Earl Ray a pig.