Your story matters. Your personal experiences add to our collective understanding of Wilmington’s history. Were you living, working, or attending school in the city during the occupation?Are you learning about these events for the first time? In partnership with University of Delaware’s Creative Writing Students, we invite you to share your response to the Wilmington occupation of 1968 on select Thursdays this summer.
Image:Archival photo from the aftermath of the 1968 Wilmington riots and National Guard occupation following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,1968. Photograph by John Peterson. © The News Journal, USA Today Network.