Sep. 18, 2018

1963

1963, The Black Blogger reads 2 news articles that reflect the historic backdrop of 1963, events such as Gloria Richardson looking down the barrel of an M16 in Cambridge, Maryland; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. pens a Letter From a Birmingham, Alabama jail cell that calls into question the very nature of white liberal support for blacks seeking full citizenship rights; Medgar Evers is​ murdered in his driveway in of home in Jackson Mississippi; Dr. Martin Luther King speaking of a dream that still goes unfulfilled; Four little girls being murdered in a church during Sunday School services in Birmingham, Alabama; and the United States President being assassinated​ in ​Dallas, Texas. While in Baltimore City on the campus of Morgan State College a fraternal organization is founded amidst​ those historic events.