Marching to the Mountaintop

Marching to the Mountaintop

How Poverty, Labor Fights, and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Final Hours

Book - 2012
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Explores how the media, politics, the civil rights movement, and labor protests all converged to set the scene for one of Dr. King's greatest speeches and for his tragic death on April 4, 1968, in Memphis.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781426309397
1426309392
9781426309403
1426309406
Branch Call Number: j 323.092 K53ba 2012
Characteristics: 104 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm

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In early 1968 the on-the-job deaths of two African American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by the city's segregated force of trash collectors. Their work stoppage became a part of the larger civil rights movement and drew an array of national movement leader... Read More »


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