Stanford University The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute
News Archive: 02/2008
In painful past, Hushed worry about Obama
February 25, 2008
Some voters are invoking the memories of the killings of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert F. Kennedy in 1968.
Rev. James E. Orange, 65, Aide to Dr. King, Dies
February 22, 2008

The Rev. Orange’s arrest in 1965 is considered one of the catalysts for the Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights march. Later he became a union organizer and an advocate for illegal immigrants.