April 4, 2014
It was on this day that Martin Luther King was slain on this day April 4. Martin Luther King (MLK) known for his civil rights leadership changing the America. MLK, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, activist, minister and educator of people on passive ways to peace.
Dr. King was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee on Thursday April 4, 1968, at the age of 39. King was rushed to St. Joseph’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:05pm that evening. Killed by “James Earl Ray, a 40-year-old escaped fugitive, later confessed to the crime and was sentenced to a 99-year prison term.”
This is a day to remember the work and commitment to world peace.