Magazine

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
1

Sanitation worker Walter Coleman works a route on a truck decorated to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., March 28, 2018. King Jr. was shot and killed while rallying with striking sanitation workers in 1968. 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