How did the death of MLK impact the Civil Rights Movement? Group: 2 Question

The death of MLK was a massively significant occurrence that ultimately sparked varying reactions from not only black Americans directly involved with the Civil Rights Movement but also all citizens across the nation. Individuals were both outraged and felt a deep sense of melancholy being that their voice and “leader” was assassinated. However, the death of Martin Luther King Jr. also brought to light the vast issue of racial inequity and ultimately sped up the strife towards equality by establishing bills such as the Equal Housing Bill. Although his death will undoubtedly go down in history as one of the most tragic and inhumane happenings in American history, the legacy and impact he left on society and the fight towards equality will never be overlooked. 

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