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leading up to six : 01 The Commercial Appeal, the daily newspaper of Memphis, Tennessee, has published an immersive, interactive account of the last 32 hours of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life. It’s a brilliant, beautiful, chilling narrative that will … Continue reading

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A picture worth a thousand tears

Check out this account by photographer Richard Copley who captured some of the most memorable images of Martin Luther King’s final weeks: http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/04/17603354-mlk-and-me-how-rookie-photographer-captured-history

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I AM A MAN

This was the infamous sign worn and carried by the sanitation workers of Memphis during the March, 1968 sanitation workers strike. Garbage collector is easily near the top of the list of the worst jobs imaginable. How many kids say … Continue reading

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Itinerary for 2013 Civil Rights Education Freedom Tour

Monday, March 25, 2013 … The Journey begins…  5:45 AM Loading, 21 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland  6:30 AM Bus Depart Rockville, Maryland 1:45 PM International Civil Rights Center and Museum, 134 South Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27401  3:00 PM Bus … Continue reading

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