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

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


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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