MagazineApr 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.
A man sits outside the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King Jr. stayed before he was shot and killed in 1968, now the National Civil Rights Museum, in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., March 25, 2018. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS