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MLK's Mother Was Assassinated, Too: The Forgotten Women Of Black History Month

02/05/2015 09:21 am ET | Updated Feb 05, 2015
ASSOCIATED PRESS

On June 30th, 1974, Alberta Williams King was gunned down while she played the organ for the “Lord’s Prayer” at Ebenezer Baptist Church. As a Christian civil rights activist, she was assassinated...just like her son, Martin Luther King, Jr. But most people remember only one. Until a month ago, I was one of those people.

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