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Taiylor BaumgardnerCAS100CLesson 3 AssignmentOn April 4th, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy broke the news to a majority African-Americancrowd from the back of a flatbed truck that Martin Luther King Jr. had been killed (Stack, 2018).He was supposed to be giving a speech regarding his attempt to gain the Democratic nominationfor president, but “scrapped his prepared remarks after hearing that King had been killed” (Stack,2018). The demographics of the crowd of this speech was majority African-American, and manyof the members had not heard the news of the assassination, so there was a heavy chance of a riotbreaking out. Because of this, Kennedy was going to have to balance the news of the tragedywith a call for an end to the violence. He navigated these rough waters by initially breaking thenews of the death, and then immediately asking them to “make an effort, as Martin Luther Kingdid, to understand and to comprehend, and to replace that violence, that stain of bloodshed thathas spread across our land, with an effort to understand with compassion and love.” There also