With Pride and Hand Sanitizer, Washington to Stand Up for Anniversary of King’s March

The first attempt on Martin King Jr.’s life came in September of 1958. King was in New York City promoting his novel “Stride Toward Freedom” — a firsthand account of the living conditions of African Americans in Alabama — when he was stabbed with a steel letter opener by Izola Curry, a schizophrenic woman suffering from delusions prior to the assault.

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George Floyd Laid to Rest in Houston ‘Homegoing Celebration’

A horse-drawn carriage led the golden casket of 46-year-old Houston native George Floyd to his final resting place Tuesday afternoon as thousands of mourners paid final respects to a man whose last words, “I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe,” have become a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement and catalyst for police reforms nationwide

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