Purple Fashion #19 Spring/Summer 2013
Model: Ataui Deng
April 4, 1968: Civil rights leader, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is shot to death at a hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. A single shot fired by James Earl Ray from over 200 feet away at a nearby motel struck King in the neck. He died an hour later at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Photo: Ralph Abernathy, with Mrs. Martin Luther King and her children lead a massive march through through the streets of Memphis on April 8, 1968 (Art Shay/Time & Life Pictures/Getty)
Producer: Dr. Dre; Song: “Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang”; Year: 1992; Artist: Dr. Dre; Album: The Chronic.
Listen: “Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang”