Civil Rights movement

  • Memphis 1968: We remember

    Memphis 1968: We remember

    April 3, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    An assassin’s bullet felled the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968. King had come to Memphis to support a strike by the city’s sanitation workers. (See related story below)

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  • Four little girls: Promises still unmet

    Four little girls: Promises still unmet

    May 31, 2002 By Tim Wheeler

    Many martyrs died in the cause of freedom during the civil rights revolution of the 1950s and 1960s. None touched the conscience of the nation and the world more deeply than the terrorist murder Sunday, Sept....

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