Daily Archives: March 18, 2008

VH1 Rock Docs presents: “The Night James Brown Saved Boston”

NEW YORK, NY, March 18, 2008 – On April 4, 1968, the day Martin Luther King was assassinated was one of the most tragic moments in American history. Riots quickly erupted in many cities across the nation and many of America’s inner cities quickly began to go up in flames. Boston’s heavily-black Roxbury neighborhood was no exception and word on the street was that it was about to get a lot worse.