Witness to Dr. King’s Assassination and Civil Rights Leader Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles Has Died

Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles-(Sept. 26, 1934-Apr. 26, 2016) a longtime civil rights leader who was present when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on a hotel balcony, has died in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 81. Rev. Kyles was born in Shelby, Mississippi, on Sept. 26, 1934. He took the position as pastor of Monumental Baptist […]

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