Introducing "The Mountaintop": Reflecting on Dr. King's Legacy

Introducing "The Mountaintop": Reflecting on Dr. King's Legacy

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Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Memphis to rally the city’s striking garbage workers. He spoke the night of March 18, 1968, before 15,000 people at Mason Temple. King would return to Memphis two more times that spring, losing his life on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, where he was shot by a sniper. But his legacy lives on today. Many of the issues that consumed him remain burning issues a half century later: Poverty. Inequality. Oppression.

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