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A Memphis jury’s UNANIMOUS verdict on December 8, 1999 RULED that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by a conspiracy that included agencies of his own government. Almost 32 years after King’s murder at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis on April 4, 1968, a court extended the circle of responsibility for the assassination beyond the late scapegoat James Earl Ray to the United States government.

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10 Things You Can Learn From Martin Luther King, Jr

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"I AM A MAN", Memphis 1968

Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike (1968) Beaucoup d'entre nous savent que Martin Luther King a été assassiné à ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. went to Memphis, Tennessee to support the striking sanitation workers. That night, he delivered one of his most famous speeches. The next day, he was assassinated. The Memphis Sanitation Strike Feb. 1968. Citing years of poor treatment, discrimination, dangerous working conditions, and the work-related deaths of Echol Cole and Robert Walker, some 1300 black sanitation workers walked off the job in protest.