Was Martin Luther King Jr cremated?

How was MLK buried?

King is buried in a black suit.

Did they burn Martin Luther King?

Martin Luther King Jr.

The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.
Cause of death Assassination by gunshot
Resting place Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park
Spouse(s) Coretta Scott ​ ( m. 1953)​
Children Yolanda Martin Dexter Bernice

Who carried MLK’s casket?

Dr. King’s casket was carried in a wooden farm wagon drawn by two local mules. Several of his aides walked in front or immediately behind the wagon.

Why did they bomb Martin Luther King’s house?

On January 30, 1956, Martin Luther King Jr.’s house was bombed by segregationists in retaliation for the success of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

What did Martin Luther King do after his house burned down?

A matter of minutes after his home had been bombed, standing feet away from the site of the explosion, King preached non-violence. “I want you to love our enemies,” he told his supporters.