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.”
April 4, 1968: Civil rights leader, MLK Jr. was shot to death at a hotel in Memphis. The official story was a single shot fired by James Earl Ray from 200 feet away at a nearby motel struck King in the neck. Photo: Ralph Abernathy, with Mrs. King and her children lead a massive march through through the streets of Memphis.
Mrs. Martin Luther King Sr. & Deacon Edward Boykin were shot & killed during church services at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta (June 30, 1974). The assailant, Marcus Chennault of Dayton, Ohio (a Black Man), was later convicted & sentenced to death. According to the New York Times, Chenault “told the police his mission was to kill Rev. MLK Sr. (but he shot Mrs. King by mistake). This added "Fuel" to the theory that James Earl Ray DID NOT Act alone.