Monday, January 15, 2024

MLK FILM 'In The Hour of Chaos' Free On YouTube

Posted by Bayer Mack| | NEGRO DIGEST ™ The Only Magazine For Black Men In America

The Reverend MARTIN LUTHER KING SR. aka "DADDY KING" (84), father of civil rights leader MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. (39), rose from poverty to become patriarch of one of the most famous and tragedy-plagued families in history.

In the Hour of Chaos is an award-nominated civil rights documentary written and directed by Bayer Mack (Oscar Micheaux: The Czar of Black Hollywood), it documents facts about the life and turbulent times of MLK Sr. (Daddy King), including his violent upbringing, the assassination of his oldest son, MLK Jr., the drowning of his younger son, Alfred Daniel King, and the shooting death of MLK's mother, Alberta King.

Set against a backdrop of sociopolitical intrigue and anarchy spanning three generations of MLK's family, the film also details major domestic conflicts that have impacted the American public and offers a provocative inside view of the Civil Rights Movement and its leadership, including facts about MLK you didn't know.