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Don’t Forget: The FBI Wanted Martin Luther King Jr. To Kill Himself

Photo Source: BBC Radio 4

Today at 4:01 am PST, the FBI’s official Twitter account posted a tweet commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King JR.

The same FBI that sent a letter to Dr. King while he was alive trying to convince him to kill himself? That FBI?

Source: New York Times



It is always so astounding to me how people so quickly forget how hated MLK was during his life. This man was fully being monitored by the United States government and was operating under the threat of bodily harm for years.


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By Solér

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