The Infamous Site

balcony with memorial inscription

The cars parked in front of the room are the same ones you see in pictures taken right after Dr. King was assassinated.

The text:

Jan. 15, 1929 - Apr. 4, 1968
Founding President
Southern Christian Leadership Conference

They said to one another,
"Behold, here cometh the dreamer
Let us slay him,
And we shall see what will become of his dreams"
--Genesis 37: 19-20

Ralph David Abernathy, President

Ralph Abernathy later on had some other words to say about Dr. King's last night alive.

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