What if Martin Luther King Jr. Survived The Assasination Attempt

  • Assanation Attempt

    Assanation Attempt
    As Martin Luther King Jr. addressed his audiencea on the balcony in front of his motel room,the Lorraine Motel, in Memphis, Tennesse, a bullet was shot. Within moments, the committed leader was laying on the ground, unconcious. Immediately, the police and ambulance were called and King was administered in the nearest hospital. MLK Jr.'s medical reports were leaked and it was soon revealed that he had received a bullet in his back and was showing no sign of recovery.
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    What if Martin Luther King Jr. Survived The Assasination Attempt

  • A National Hero

    A National Hero
    After a long wait, Martin Luther King Jr. was finally released from the hospital. An official statement of his was recorded and released to the public. King's official statement sent a wave of relief to his followers and the nation. During King's hospitilization, he was rewarded with national fame and respect. The Civil Rights Activist, was popularized as an authentic and resoloute icon that defends the mistreated. Subsequently, his newfound popularity ultimately expanded his range of support.
  • The Sniper is Caught

    The Sniper is Caught
    Due to his increased range in support and followers, investigation searches were effortlessly launched. Only after a couple weeks of the completion of the crime scene analysis, an unidentifiied man was taken into custody by the police and national government. Throughout the nation, rallies were held in order to celebrate the sucess of the investigation.
  • Revolts and Riots

    Revolts and Riots
    From the day King's assassination attemptor was captured, riots were being held in order to force the government to harshly condemn the fugitive. While the revolts remained to be peaceful, the vigorous energy evident in the activists were occasionaly perecieved to be forceful. In doing so, the law officers and goevernment officials were put into strenous social and political pressure.
  • The Final Decision

    The Final Decision
    After almost five months, the court declared their final judgment on the persecution case. At 6:09 P.M., it wa broadcoasted on the radio that the sniper would be held for life-long imprisonment. Polls were taken and 5/8 of the South was in agreement with this decision and 7/8 of the South was in agreemnt with this judgement. As is explained, the verdict was a national celebration, and thus marked the beginning of a new age, one that revolved around true justice for all.
  • The Return of A Hero

    The Return of A Hero
    King gave his first official oral discourse since his hospitilization on December 1, 1968. The intent leader advised the public to take a stand for themselves, as he would not alwyas be there for them. His speech was popularized as, "Struggle, strength and stabiliy," and revolved around the power of one's beliefs and morals.
  • The Montgomery March

    The Montgomery March
    Once again, Martin Luther King motivated his supporters, causing them to organize a march, althrough Montgomery, Alabama. The participants and atendees of this march were ready to make King proud and spread their message for civil rights awareness. Surprisingly, hardly any scuffles with the police were reported of and the volunteers completed the affair in a very impactful method. The Montgomery March proved to be succesful because it gained the attention of the igronant public.
  • "The Conformity Poll"

    "The Conformity Poll"
    A national survey was taken about the agreeance with the series of "The Civil Rights Acts." The survey revealed that 6/8 of the nation's citizens adhered to those acts. This was a proud number for the actvists of civil rights, due to the increase of supporters as two years prior a similar poll was conducted and resulted in a 3/8 outcome of positivity.
  • "I am a Black man, and I will be running for President."

    "I am a Black man, and I will be running for President."
    On a joyous occasion of expressing his gratitude towards the nation for their position in "The Cornformity Poll," Martin Luther King discolsed a revolutionary concept. Martin Luther King Jr., confessed to the world on August 16th, 1970, that he would be potentially running in the 1974 Presidential Election.
  • Critical Health Conditions

    Critical Health Conditions
    Martin Luther King Jr. pulled himself out of the race as he was experiencing severe health and stress issues. However, he was the first African American to make it to the primaries. The nation was appaled, however still remained supportive of King's decision.
  • The Loss of a Leader

    The Loss of a Leader
    Due to the stress-factor of the civil rights movement, King was emotionaly and physically exhausted. During the last ten years of his life, his health had taken a toll for the worst. Martin Luther King Jr. passed away on November 30th, 1973 at 2:06 P.M., in the presence of the hospital staff and his wife. King died due a heart-attack and an overload of stress. His autospy confirmed that his heart had the age of an average seventy year-old, even though his biological age was 44.
  • The Legacy

    The Legacy
    On Decemebr 4th, 1973, President Nixon officialy declared a national holdiay in remembrance of the legacy Martin Luther King Jr., one of the most prominent Civil Rights activists in the world, created.