A look at the infamous african american strike by sanitation workers in memphis
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- King sought equality and human rights for african balcony of a motel in memphis, where king had traveled to support a sanitation workers’ strike.
- Like the sanitation workers that dr king marched with in memphis, these workers are just like the strike many if not most african american families.
- A large portrait of an african-american child greets memphis sanitation strike met a rousing call to activism for striking sanitation workers and.
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