Belleville News-Democrat archival headlines MLK assassination

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed. Firebombings and riots took place in Southern Illinois.
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Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed. Firebombings and riots took place in Southern Illinois.

After MLK's assassination, firebombs rocked East St. Louis. Locals reflect 50 years later.

April 03, 2018 08:10 PM