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Boston Mourns Martin Luther King, Jr.

On this day in 1968, Boston crackled with tension. African Americans, enraged by the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Memphis, took to the streets. Community leaders urged calm, police showed restraint, and while there were scores of arrests, no one was seriously hurt. However, riots in more than 100 cities across the country resulted in...
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