Assassination sometimes effects the future.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr received a Doctor of Philosophy from Boston University.
He was assassinated on April 4, 1968.
I wonder what it would be like if he had not been murdered.
Many ask why did we need a Civil Rights movement 100 years after the
How did we still have segregation?
The reason is President Andrew Johnson was a traitor.
Had General Robert E. Lee not surrendered (April 9, 1865) less than a
I’m sure President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination (April
14, 1865) would have led to the North under Andrew Johnson suing for peace.
As it was, every piece of legislation that would have given Blacks their
full civil rights were vetoed or obstructed by him.
We joke how Civil War Reconstruction was bad in the South under
Most Southerners knew the legislative branch of the North was behind
I tell you this, if you were a Colonel in the Confederacy Johnson was
your best friend and pardoner.
As an aside communications were slow in the 1860‘s.
This makes me wonder whether the plan for Lincoln’s murder was a last desperate attempt ordered by the top men
of the Confederacy and set in motion a month earlier.
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November
Because President Lyndon B Johnson was a good man Kennedy’s
assassination didn’t slow down the Civil Right Movement.