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"In 1969, actor SamuelLJackson was expelled from historically black Morehouse College for locking board members in a building for two days in protest of the school’s curriculum and governance. Included in this group of people who were held hostage was Martin Luther King Jr.’s very own father, Martin Luther King Sr. ▫ He and a group of radical Morehouse students held the college’s board of trustees hostage, demanding that changes be made in the curriculum of the school and stating that they wanted more blacks on the governing board of the institution. ▫ Morehouse eventually gave in and agreed to change but Jackson was suspended for his actions and convicted of unlawful confinement. ▫ That summer he became connected with people in the Black Power movement including Stokely Carmichael, H. Rap Brown and others." theblaquelioness: Otheblaquelioness In 1969, Samuel L. Jackson and a group of other students were expelled from Morehouse College for locking board members in a building for two days, demanding changes be made in the curriculum of the school and stating that they wanted more blacks on the governing board of the institution. Included in the group held hostage was Martin Luther King Jr.s very own father, Martin Luther King Sr. "In 1969, actor SamuelLJackson was expelled from historically black Morehouse College for locking board members in a building for two days in protest of the school’s curriculum and governance. Included in this group of people who were held hostage was Martin Luther King Jr.’s very own father, Martin Luther King Sr. ▫ He and a group of radical Morehouse students held the college’s board of trustees hostage, demanding that changes be made in the curriculum of the school and stating that they wanted more blacks on the governing board of the institution. ▫ Morehouse eventually gave in and agreed to change but Jackson was suspended for his actions and convicted of unlawful confinement. ▫ That summer he became connected with people in the Black Power movement including Stokely Carmichael, H. Rap Brown and others." theblaquelioness

"In 1969, actor SamuelLJackson was expelled from historically black Morehouse College for locking board members in a building for two day...

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