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Following the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968, violence flared across the nation. In North Carolina, fifty localities experienced disturbances, but there were no deaths and a limited number of injuries. This article recounts those days and how Raleigh mayor Travis Tomlinson handled the situation in the capital city.
After the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., racial disturbances across North Carolina caused an estimated $5.5 million in damages. This article examines the cost to four sections of the state: state government, local government, mercantile establishments and other businesses, and private citizens.