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

A stained glass portrait of Bishop W.F. Ball, which hearkens back to the historic roots of Clayborn Temple, hangs in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. March 25, 2018. The church is the building where the striking workers met 50 years ago at the time of Martin Luther King Jr. assassination. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

You may also like

  • Festival brings fans to...

  • A road trip on the edge of...

  • The Pulitzer winning Rohingya...

  • The Photos Of 2018 Week 15

  • Escape from North Korea

  • Brazil’s jaguars find...

Something to say? Use Facebook!

Or say it with Disqus!

comments powered by Disqus