MLK and the Charleston Nine

MLK and the Charleston Nine

September 18, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. found himself in a position all-too-familiar to us today. Just three days prior, 14-year-olds Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robenson, and 11-year-old Denise McNair were killed when a white supremacist hurled a makeshift bomb near the east side of the Sixteenth Avenue Baptist church during Sunday School. […]

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