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February 7, 2018

The Strike that Brought Hope to Memphis Sanitation Workers

Surviving Memphis sanitation workers recall their 1968 campaign for economic equality, and the final moments of Dr. King’s life. “I remember when I was hired by the Memphis Department of Public Works on April 15, 1967,” recalls Rev. Cleophus Smith. “This particular morning, it was cold. I’m talkin’ about cold, cold. We didn’t have sufficient

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