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Crime History: MLK's home bombed

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On this day, Jan. 30, in 1956, the home of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was bombed in Montgomery, Ala. The bombing occurred during the Montgomery Bus Boycott, started nearly two months earlier when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to surrender her seat to a white person. King, then 27, was speaking at a meeting of black leaders at the First Baptist Church when the house was bombed. His wife...

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