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 stairway leads to an empty lot where a house used to stand in the Soulsville, where some members of the neighborhood struggle with poverty issues 50 years after Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968 while taking up the cause of striking sanitation workers, in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. March 29, 2018. Picture taken March 29, 2018. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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