MLK family celebrates first Christmas without Dr. King in 1968 (VIDEO)

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From Black Voices:

With the dismal reports on unemployment and poverty levels, this holiday season is sure to be a tough one for many families. But no struggle compares to that of a family grieving over a lost love one during the holidays.

“60 Minutes” took a step back in time, releasing video of a 1968 interview with the King family during their first Christmas mere months after the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The video shows a young Dexter, Bunny, Yokie and Martin Luther King III opening up about everything from Christmas gifts to their father’s legacy. Mrs. Coretta Scott King also spoke about how that year would not only be a hard one for her family, but for the entire country after the death of both her husband and John F. Kennedy.

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