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How the Murder of Dr. King Changed My Life

And the lives of every young black person in this nation-state

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This is a personal memoir of the night Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was viciously struck down in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968. It’s a variation of the story I have written and previously published many times — always on or around April 4th:

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Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Freelancer since the earth first began cooling. My beat, justice: racial, social, political, economic and cultural. I’m on FB, Twitter, Link, hdyerjr@gmail.com.