πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Memphis marks Martin Luther King's assassination | Al Jazeera English

At the time of his assassination in 1968, Martin Luther King Jr was in the city of Memphis, Tennessee to support striking black sanitation workers.

They wanted the same pay and treatment as their white colleagues.

Today, as the city commemorates the anniversary of King's death, the sanitation workers and other public service employees are locked in a standoff with the city over a new employment contract.

Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Memphis on the perspective of the sanitation workers themselves.

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(Source: Al Jazeera English, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2J5itKmRjZc)