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.”

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

Martin Luther King Jr. with his mother, Alberta Williams King & wife, Coretta Scott King.

Martin Luther King Jr. with his mother, Alberta Williams King & wife, Coretta Scott King.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is embraced by his wife Coretta Scott King during a news conference at Harlem Hospital in New York, Sept 30, 1958, where he is recovering from a stab wound following an attack by a woman. At left is his mother, Alberta Williams King. (AP Photo/Tony Camerano) Photo: TONY CAMERANO, STF

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is embraced by his wife Coretta Scott King during a news conference at Harlem Hospital in New York, Sept 30, 1958, where he is recovering from a stab wound following an attack by a woman. At left is his mother, Alberta Williams King. (AP Photo/Tony Camerano) Photo: TONY CAMERANO, STF

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.

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.

Equality Rights Photograph of Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King with guests of honour at the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the five Alberta women whose efforts resulted in the Persons Case, which established the rights of women to hold public office in Canada, June 11, 1938  Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King with guests of honour at the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the five Alberta women whose efforts resulted in the Persons Case, which established the rights…

Equality Rights Photograph of Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King with guests of honour at the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the five Alberta women whose efforts resulted in the Persons Case, which established the rights of women to hold public office in Canada, June 11, 1938 Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King with guests of honour at the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the five Alberta women whose efforts resulted in the Persons Case, which established the rights…

Alberta Williams King - Wikipedia

Alberta Williams King - Wikipedia

Meet Alberta Williams King

Meet Alberta Williams King

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

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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