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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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Words are seen on the facade of Archie Hurt's house in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., March 29, 2018. Hurt, who regards Martin Luther King Jr. as a prophet, has been painting parts of Biblical scripture interspersed with his thoughts on religion, politics and current events on the front of his house for ten years and twenty years before that when it was his brother's house. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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