Understanding the Impact of Nonviolence

Janet Huff

Janet Huff of Detroit on her experiences with racism in Detroit and how the assassination of Dr. King changed her opinion of the method of nonviolence, "I wasn't really in with the nonviolent aspect, I was more interested in what Malcolm X was saying ... It wasn't long after Dr. Kings assassination that I really understood why it had to be nonviolent in order for it to succeed." See more of the story of in this edition of Moments in Civil Rights History:
The Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

See more stories about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in the following first-hand accounts:
The Assassination of Dr. King: A First Hand Account
A Child Learns of Dr. King's Assassination
Stax: James Alexander of the Bar Kays
Understanding the Impact of Nonviolence

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