Today in History: Martin Luther King was Denied Freedom of Speech

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Martin Luther King

On this day in 1967,Martin Luther King was denied freedom of speech.

When Martin Luther King came to Chicago in the late 60′s, only one Church would let him speak.   All the others claimed he was a radial preacher.

Friendship Baptist Church on Chicago’s Westside, allowed Rev. L. King to speak about Civil Rights.

Rev Shelvin J. Hall showed no fear and allowed  Dr. King to speak.

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