|MLK plaque, Winnetka|
He spoke in Winnetka's Village Green and a plaque there commemorates the occasion.
The following year King rented an apartment on Chicago's West Side and organized a series of marches calling for open housing. The minister's relations with Mayor Richard J. Daley were frosty. In Marquette Park on the then all-white Southwest Side, an angry mob jeered King--one thug hit him in the head with a rock.
|Plaque pedestal, Winnetka's |
But things went much better for King in Winnetka.
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