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Martin Luther King Jr.

Family in Accident After Rally at Memorial

8/28/2013 3:01 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s family just got into an auto accident while leaving the rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his "I have a dream" speech ... TMZ has learned.

According to sources on the scene ... several of MLK Jr.'s siblings and grandchildren were on a charter bus leaving the rally when a van ran a red light ... forcing the bus driver to slam on the brakes to dodge the vehicle.

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MLK's sister -- Christine King Farris -- was on the bus at the time of the accident. Earlier in the day, the 85-year-old placed a wreath on the MLK Jr. Memorial.

Farris was joined at the wreath ceremony by MLK's daughter Bernice King.

We're told Bernice was not on the bus at the time of the accident.

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We're told Omarosa Manigault was on the bus with the family ... and hit her head on the seat in front of her, but she's okay.

We're told the bus driver was transported to a nearby hospital.

Omarosa tweeted after the crash -- "Yikes just got banged up a lil bit on bus- I am ok! #HitMyHead ouch"

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46.

Nonsense    

Zimmerman caused it

331 days ago
47.

elpablo    

N*ggers.

331 days ago
48.

allforone    

there are ppl who are saddened the blacks getting all the attention. and have to share air with us.. lol put on your sheets and light it on fire.. because your fading away anyway.. what makes you laugh makes you cry and see a lot of crying now.. ha haa we here now cant beat them join them.. lol

331 days ago
49.

amyd    

Too bad omarosa wasn't hurt badly.

331 days ago
50.

Dot    

It wasn't exactly an auto accident then - didn't hit anything - just jolted from a sudden brake slam. Glad everyone is ok.

331 days ago
51.

wavettore    

How could the concept of Equality coexist with the Individualism of Capitalistic societies? The eternal struggle between rich and poor originates from a certain right commonly taken for granted: the right to wealth at birth. That is the first obstacle for Equality. What would be the merit of an individual at birth in a Capitalistic society that is based upon work-reward and meritocracy? If inheritance were eliminated the whole Planet would find a new equilibrium in the time span of one new generation. Like also if all people were to start their Capitalistic race from the same starting point then that race would really be about competition and the obtained benefits would be well deserved. In light of this change, the people could then spend to educate their children but donation and inheritance would not be allowed. An Equality of opportunity would then exist for any "newly arrived". The assets acquired by the people would be distributed after their death in part for a safety net created for the survival of everyone while the rest would end up being auctioned in a free market open to the competition like Capitalism should have been.

http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Commutalism


http://www.wavevolution.org/en/freethinking.html

331 days ago
52.

tom    

Who cares???

331 days ago
53.

barb    

Ironic that only the guy in the front of the bus was injured...

331 days ago
54.

Amazed    

Omarosa tells the Twitterverse know that she's okay, but, in true Omarosa style, fails to mention how everyone else is.

331 days ago
55.

who-me    

Omarosa is the grossest bitch ever, ever!

331 days ago
56.

Frogbite    

Why all the hate on Kris Kardashian? Oh - because, Obamanauts? Worship thy savior, f u k n idiot lefties

331 days ago
57.

yaktyak    

Okay, one headline says they were in a crash, another says they were in an accident. However, the article simply says that the bus driver had to slam on the brakes to dodge the vehicle. Which is it? There doesn't appear to be any damage to the bus.

331 days ago
58.

lil-twisted    

There is still much work to do in the struggle.

331 days ago
59.

Rebecca    

Probably the Late King Jr.'s spirit took hold of the wheel. I'm certain he is turning in his grave in disgust that his family has taken his beloved message and accomplishments, and have twisted it into nothing more than but racist diatribe BS!

331 days ago
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skittlesbreaker19    

Sharpton anyone... anyone..... He's still fighting for the WANNABE thug Trayvon

331 days ago
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