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Alberta Williams King, MLK’s Mother also shot and killed

Alberta Williams King, mother of Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated June 30, 1974 at the hands of Marcus Wayne Chenault, 23 years old. The Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr., struck by the violent deaths of his two sons and by the tragic death of his wife Alberta, said at her funeral service on July 3, “I cannot hate any man.”

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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.

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The Murder of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. and his wife, Alberta King, the parents of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King during a memorial at Morehouse College.

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

1964 - Coretta Scott King (second from the right) and Dr. Martin Luther King's parents and sister board a plane to London to see Dr. King receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Every American student knows that Dr. Martin L. King Jr. died from bullet of assassin James Earle Ray, but very few are aware of the murder of his mother Alberta Williams King

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Looking Black On Today In 1974, Dr. King’s Mother, Alberta King Was Assassination During A Sunday  Church Service

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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.