Breath Of My Ancestors Minute 4-4-17
One of the most significant episodes in the history of Africans in America occurred on April 4th 1968, when James Earl Ray gunned down Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the balcony of the Loraine Hotel in Memphis Tennessee. One of God’s drum majors for justice was brutally slain and it seemed as if a piece Black consciousness was sucked out of the atmosphere.
I can still recall the horror that spread through our communities and the pain that consumed us. A pain so profound that we torched ourselves. We must remember the sacrifices made by those like Dr. King and Malcolm and all who gave their lives that we might thrive. We Must Never Forget…
This has been another Breath of My Ancestors Minute brought to you by the Institute of Radical Reconciliation… #WeMustNeverForget