The 1960s: A Time of Struggle and Hope

In 1968, 1,300 sanitation workers went on strike in Memphis, Tennessee. Their signs had four simple, but powerful words: “I AM A MAN.” The strike was also the reason why Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was in Memphis, where he was assassinated. April 4, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination.

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Updated: April 9, 2018 — 12:27 pm