Martin Luther King Jr Parents | Martin Luther King Sr with his family (Martin Jr is front row right)

Influence…and a recap of yesterday @ The Ridge

Mr and Mrs Martin Luther King Sr, MLK Jr, his older sister Christine Farris, and his brother A.

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, MLK’s Mother also shot and killed

Alberta_Williams_King Martin L.'s Mother.Alberta King was shot and killed on June 1974 by 23 year-old Marcus Wayne Chenault as she sat at the organ of the Ebenezer Baptist Church during a Sunday service.

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 Murder of Martin Luther King Jr.

and his wife, Alberta King, the parents of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King during the public funeral at Morehouse College.

Looking Black On Today In 1974, Dr. King’s Mother, Alberta King Was Assassination During A Sunday  Church Service

Leaving church after the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. Alberta Williams King, King’s mother; and Christine Farras,

African American History, Black History, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, Alberta King, Martin Luther King

African American History, Black History, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, Alberta King, Martin Luther King

The forgotten assassination of Dr. King’s mother - Rolling Out  "Every American student knows that Dr. Martin L. King Jr. was assassinated by James Earle Ray, but very few are aware of the murder of his mother, Alberta Williams King." - Kolumn Magazine  #mlk #blm #coverup #martinlutherking #legalmurder #albertawilliamsking…

The forgotten assassination of Dr. King’s mother - Rolling Out "Every American student knows that Dr. Martin L. King Jr. was assassinated by James Earle Ray, but very few are aware of the murder of his mother, Alberta Williams King." - Kolumn Magazine #mlk #blm #coverup #martinlutherking #legalmurder #albertawilliamsking…

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.

MLK's Mother Was Assassinated, Too: The Forgotten Women Of Black History Month

On June 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.

An article about the murder of Alberta King, published in the Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts), 1 July 1974, page 1. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: A Brief Genealogy & Family Tree.” https://blog.genealogybank.com/dr-martin-luther-king-jr-a-brief-genealogy-family-tree.html

MLK jr's mother, Alberta Williams King, was killed while she was playing organ at the ebenezer baptist church in Atlanta in 1974 by a 23 year old man, Marcus Wayne Chenault, who believed “all Christians are my enemies”.

In this doctored photo of Queen Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon — mother of Queen Elizabeth II — and Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King in Banff, Alberta, King George VI was removed from the original photograph. This photo was used on an election poster for the Prime Minister. It is hypothesized that the Prime Minister had the photo altered because a photo of just him and the Queen painted him in a more powerful light.

Queen Elizabeth and Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King in Banff, Alberta. King George VI was removed from the original photograph. This photo was used on an election poster for the Prime Minister -

African American History, Black History, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, Alberta King, Martin Luther King

African American History, Black History, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, Alberta King, Martin Luther King

Alberta King

How the assassination of MLK's mother was lost to history

Like many mothers before her, Alberta King’s legacy has been filtered through her relationships to the men in her life.

I chose this photo in particular because I wanted the viewer to focus in on Mrs. Alberta King. Many times she's only known for being the mother of Dr. King but she was also a part of the NAACP and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. It was also her grandfather that was the pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, where Dr. King would later go on to pastor. If it had not been for this woman, that often times go over looked, Dr. King could not have become the man he was

I chose this photo in particular because I wanted the viewer to focus in on Mrs. Alberta King. Many times she's only known for being the mother of Dr. King but she was also a part of the NAACP and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. It was also her grandfather that was the pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, where Dr. King would later go on to pastor. If it had not been for this woman, that often times go over looked, Dr. King could not have become the man he was

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

Martin L. was assassinated by James Earle Ray, but very few are aware of the murder of his mother, Alberta Williams King.On Sunday June church service was being held at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. King was acting as the church .

African American History, Black History, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, Alberta King, Martin Luther King

Martin L. was assassinated by James Earle Ray, but very few are aware of the murder of his mother, Alberta Williams King.

colored section — ajcphotovault:   A shooting in a sanctuary “Atlanta, Ga. - June 30, 1974 - Scene outside of Ebenezer Baptist Church after the shooting of Mrs. Alberta King, mother of Martin Luther King Jr. (Bill Mahan/AJC staff)” Alberta Williams King, 70, who was seated at the church organ playing “The Lord’s Prayer,” was killed, as was Deacon Edward Boykin, 69, by a visitor to the church. A woman in the congregation was wounded. The killer was sentenced to life in prison and he died of a…

ajcphotovault: “ A shooting in a sanctuary “Atlanta, Ga. - June 1974 - Scene outside of Ebenezer Baptist Church after the shooting of Mrs. Alberta King, mother of Martin Luther King Jr.

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