On the 40th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s Assassination

By Jonathan Adams Apr 04, 2008

The Other Side of the Mountaintop "Some scholars and former King associates are using the occasion to zero in on the two issues — war and poverty — that were consuming him at the time of his death." Washington Post. Postcard from Memphis Past "Growing up, the Lorraine Motel was just down the street. Now it means something." TheRoot.com Democracy Now! Special: Martin Luther King’s Life and Legacy 40 Years After His Assassination An hour on his life and legacy. We hear from the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who was with King at the Lorraine Motel, where he was killed; Harry Belafonte, who was with Coretta Scott King at the King home in Atlanta on April 4, 1968, and others. Listen now. Democracy Now. Who Killed MLK? Doubts still remain after James Earl Ray changed his story almost at once and until his death in 1998 insisted he did not murder Dr King. So was he the killer? And if so, did he work alone? Huffington Post.