Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr. And Why?

This year is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His death came at the time when he was speaking out against the Vietnam War and poverty while continue to speak about racism. His death was one year to the day of his speech Beyond Vietnam; Time To Break The Silence, which laid out the triple evils that still plague us, war, racism and capitalism. It is also came when he was planning the Poor People’s Campaign, a march on Washington, DC which had elites in government very nervous. While the official story that a lone gunman, James Earl Ray, was his assassin there are tens of millions who do not accept the story and ask who killed Martin Luther King, Jr. and why.

One person who spent more than two decades seeking answers to those questions was his friend, colleague and lawyer William Pepper below is a speech he gave answering those questions.