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917-889-8059 CALL IN AND HAVE A PEN & PENCIL READY.... MLK HAD A CHANGE FROM HIS PASSITIVE STAND AND ONE YEAR LATER HE WAS DEAD! Exactly one year before his assassination, on April 4, 1967, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave a speech that may have helped put a target on his back. That speech, entitled "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break The Silence," was an unequivocal denunciation of America’s involvement in that Southeast Asian conflict. The speech began conventionally. King thanked his hosts, the antiwar group Clergy and Laymen Concerned about Vietnam. But he left little doubt about his position when he quoted from the organization’s statement.
“…I found myself in full accord when I read (the statement’s) opening lines: ‘A time comes when silence is betrayal,’ “ King told the crowd gathered at Riverside Baptist Church in New York.
He indicated that his commitment to non-violence left him little choice. “…I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos, without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world: my own government.”
King had given an antiwar speech in February 1967. But that sentiment was often described as pro-Communist in an America that was in the midst of the Cold War. So King spoke again two months later, to ensure his position was clear..... CONTINUED AT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBu0YJp413o
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