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Apr 5, 2018

A half century ago, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Memphis to march in support of the city's striking sanitation workers. It was the last trip the Baptist minister turned civil rights leader would make in the name of social justice.

Memphis 50 years after MLK’s death
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Keidra Boaze nuzzles her son Keegan as members of the Downtown Church worship in Clayborn Temple, the church building where the striking workers met 50 years ago in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., March 25, 2018. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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