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The Harlem Hospital That Saved Martin Luther King, Jr.

A decade before Martin Luther King, Jr. was felled by a sniper’s bullet, he nearly died after being stabbed in the shoe section of a Harlem department store. The 29-year-old preacher had been sitting in a roped-off section of Blumstein’s Department signing copies of Stride Toward Freedom, his memoir about the year-long Montgomery Bus Boycott,…

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