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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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Katrina Millender, an educator from Chicago, hugs the statue of Rosa Parks on a bus in the National Civil Rights Museum -- on the site of the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King was shot and killed in 1968 -- in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. March 26, 2018. Picture taken on March 26, 2018. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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