Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination: ‘New’ Conspiracy Theories

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Who killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? The renowned activist, humanitarian, and leader of African-American civil rights was allegedly assassinated by James Earl Ray. But was he really? Many conspiracists at r/Conspiracy don't think so. From allegations of the CIA and FBI being complicit in his assassination, to an April 4, 1968 trial in Memphis where a jury found the U.S. government civilly liable of conspiring to assassinate Dr. King, the true perpetrators of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s murder is still up for debate for some. Click on for some of the newer conspiracy theories surrounding the legendary man provided by conspiracist Redditors.