Robert F. Kennedy Jr. visited the man convicted of assassinating his father on June 5, 1968, and argues, along with others, that there was a second gunman.

President Lyndon B. Johnson pushed hard for registration and licensing, but the newly politicized gun group stood in the way.

John Carlos and Tommie Smith were cast as villains after their protest on the medal stand.

After the assassinations, the riots and the protests, many sportsmen found their voice.

His 1968 concerts saved his career and made him an early advocate for prison reform.

  • Allison Stewart
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Or did they reveal a vital truth that needed to be told? The debate, like the war, seems unlikely to ever really end.

The names on the iconic Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall begin and end with those lost on May 25, 1968. Here's why.

Republicans are far more likely than Democrats to say today’s protesters are more violent and extreme in comparison with demonstrators during the late 1960s.

They learned that to make a difference, they had to make a splash.

While the hippies rejected the Establishment, civil rights protesters dressed to be accepted.

Brown's band feared for his safety. But Boston officials begged him to take the stage.

On April 4, 1968, Bobby Kennedy announced Martin Luther King Jr.'s death in Indianapolis, invoking his own brother's murder for the first time.

People who live and work along Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Southeast Washington long for change — and fear it, too.

Curtis Pope performed before integrated crowds in Europe after the riots and found that music was a way to achieve Martin Luther King’s vision.

The president agonized about what to do right up until he went on television March 31, 1968.

  • Robert Mitchell
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Coretta Scott King described “a major, high-level conspiracy in the assassination of my husband.” The King children remain certain of that, too.

His book “Making the Second Ghetto” dissected race and housing in postwar Chicago.

Chaotic riots left 13 dead and more than 900 businesses damaged in the wake of King?s assassination

Former mayor Anthony Williams writes that the District now has the resources to combat the persistent problems of poverty and inequality.

  • Anthony A. Williams
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The anger and alienation of Washington’s black residents only became clear after corridors were destroyed.

  • Leonard Downie Jr.
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