Respond to the following prompt in one to two paragraphs.
Describe the impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination on the effort to expand civil rights for African Americans. How might the struggle for civil rights have evolved differently if Dr. King had not been killed?
Be sure to answer the following questions in your post:
- What were one or two specific consequences of Dr. King’s assassination?
- Do you think these events would have taken place even if Dr. King had not been assassinated? Why or why not?