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Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Shocking!!! When Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was in prison, FBI sent him a letter, trying to convince him to kill himself.. Read the letter below
According to Enemies, journalist Tim Weiner's history of the FBI, Sullivan "had a package of the King sex tapes prepared by the FBI's lab technicians," and sent it along with this letter to King's home. The package was opened by King's wife.
"You have been on the record — all your adulterous acts, your sexual orgies extending far into the past. This one is but a tiny sample," the letter says. It threatens that the public "will know you for what you are — an evil, abnormal beast." It continues: "Your 'honorary' degrees, your Nobel prize (what a grim farce) and other awards will not save you. King, I repeat you are done."
Though the letter was unsigned and the letter-writer appeared to want King to think he was black — "you know you are a complete fraud and a great liability to all of us Negroes," one line states — King and his advisers quickly concluded the letter had been sent by the FBI, Gage writes.
"There is only one thing left for you to do. You know what it is. You have just 34 days," the letter says, apparently urging King to commit suicide. Fortunately, King didn't back down. But the letter is a terrifying reminder of what government surveillance agencies can be capable of.