Caribbean legislators mark MLK’s assassination anniversary • Caribbean Life

Photo by Tequila Minsky, File

New York State Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte.

Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook


Brooklyn’s Caribbean legislators on Wednesday commemorated the 50th anniversary of the assassination of America’s foremost civil rights leader, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On April 4, 1968, Dr. King’s life was taken by an assassin’s bullet at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tn.

New York State Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte said “the life and mission of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will never die.

“This is a day that did not just impact America, but it changed the world,” said Bichotte, who represents the 42nd Assembly District in Brooklyn. “Dr. King was recognized around the world for his efforts towards peace and…

Read More

*** This news item is 3rd party content and is included strictly for non-commercial informational purposes.