“The tyrant dies and his rule is over; the martyr dies and his rule begins.”
Martin Luther King gave this speech on 3 April 1968 at the Church of God in Christ, in Memphis, Tennessee.
On 4 April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.
"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and abuse those whom God has sent as messengers to you.
How often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her young under her wings. But you would not let me.
As you willed, your house is now yours— but is made desolate.’”