On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King was shot in Memphis. In the following days, violent riots erupted in Washington D.C, leaving some areas bruised for several decades.

The Washington Post outlines the chronology of events with this timely interactive which mixes archives and video testimonies. Users are free to explore the incidents on an interactive map and — good point — the declassified Secret Service reports that made the piece possible are even accessible and searchable thanks to DocumentCloud.

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