Marching for King

Tacomans joined a grieving nation in shock over the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968. The Tacoma Ministerial Alliance and the Tacoma branch of the NAACP sponsored a memorial march and tribute on Sunday, April 7th. Over 1,000 local citizens joined the silent march from St. John's Baptist Church, 2001 South "J," to a rally at the County-City Building. Marchers, black and white, are seen proceeding down S 9th St.

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