• Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Rev. Kelly Miller Smith confer as an unknown singer performs at Fisk University in Nashville on April 21, 1960, following the bombing of the home of African American attorney, Z. Alexander Looby. It is during this speech that King said, "We will say, ‘Do what you will to us, but we will wear you down by our capacity to suffer.’" Nashville Banner Archives, courtesy of the Nashville Public Library Digital Collection.

Photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the Rev. Kelly Miller Smith

From Nothing but Love in God’s Water: Volume 2: Black Sacred Music from Sit-Ins to Resurrection City by Robert Darden

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Subjects
  • General Interest
  • History
  • Music
  • Religion
Date
  • April 21, 1960
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