Category Archives: Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”

In part because many of the staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) began working from home during the COVID pandemic, Witness Wednesday began to meet using Zoom. This is an opportunity for FCNL and supporters to worship together. … Continue reading

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The Revolution will not be televised

On this day, April 4, 1968, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr, was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Yesterday I wrote about the speech Senator Robert F Kennedy gave to a predominately African American crowd in Indianapolis, announcing King’s death. Those days … Continue reading

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What happened in Indianapolis the day Martin Luther King was assassinated

Each year on April 4th, a solemn ceremony takes place in Indianapolis. Two things of historic significance occurred that day in 1968. Martin Luther King, Jr, was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee. And Senator Robert Francis Kennedy delivered what … Continue reading

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