April 4

Title

April 4

Subject

Civil Rights and Black Power

Description

This button commemorates the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., on April 4, 1968, and the militant awakening his murder inspired. In the immediate aftermath of King's killing, urban rebellions erupted in dozens of U.S. cities.

Creator

unknown

Source

Roz Payne

Publisher

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date

ca. 1968

Format

Button

Type

Physical Object

Collection

Citation

unknown, “April 4,” Roz Payne Sixties Archive, accessed September 23, 2021, https://rozsixties.unl.edu/items/show/206.

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