A Fight for Manhood and Money: 1968 Sanitation Strikers Recall Their Struggle

A Fight for Manhood and Money: 1968 Sanitation Strikers Recall Their Struggle

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For more than two months, sanitation workers in Memphis refused to work because of horrid working conditions and meager pay compared to their white colleagues.

The strike brought Martin Luther King Jr. to town and marked significant change in the city of Memphis.

Five men that were on the front lines of the strike — Rev. Leslie Moore, Elmore Nickleberry, Ozell Ueal,Baxter Leach and H.B. Crockett — recall how the strike started, MLK's role, and what their legacy is as the 50th ... See More

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