April 4, 1968: Civil rights leader, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is shot to death at a hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. A single shot fired by James Earl Ray from over 200 feet away at a nearby motel struck King in the neck. He died an hour later at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Photo: Ralph Abernathy, with Mrs. Martin Luther King and her children lead a massive march through through the streets of Memphis on April 8, 1968 (Art Shay/Time & Life Pictures/Getty)
Stories that are never seen or heard of by the general population.
Jabbar Gibson is also currently serving a fifteen year bid in federal prison for cocaine possession. i couldn’t track him down in the system, but if anybody can, it would be cool to get his mailing address out there for prisoner support reasons.
here’s Jabar’s contact info:
Jabar Gibson 29770-034
P.O. Box 2099
Pollock, Louisiana 71467
re-reblogging for contact info + support