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-- Launching March 30, 2018 -- In this four-part podcast series, “The Mountaintop,’’ named after King’s last speech given the night before he was shot in Memphis, we’ll take you back to 1968, into the thick of the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike, through the movement’s struggles of today. The fourth episode will be released following the MLK50 events in Memphis, Tenn. on April 4th, the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's assassination.
 
Hugely popular among younger readers, White Fang by Jack London was a runaway hit when it first debuted in 1906, as a serial story in the Outing magazine. Since then it continues to enjoy immense acclaim and popularity as a coming of age allegory where a nonconformist youngster is transformed into a responsible citizen. The most appealing aspect of White Fang is that it's told from the point of view of an animal, in this case an Alaskan Husky. Like Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, White Fang als ...
 
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Though many things have changed for the better in the 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led the civil rights fight, there is still much that needs to be done. The Commercial Appeal's Linda more sits down with Erica Perry, an attorney and spokesperson of Official Black Lives Matter Memphis Chapter, and Dr. Brian Kwoba, Assistant Professor of…
 
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 Nickle…
 
Days before Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, the Prairie View A&M choir sang for the civil rights leader in an impromptu performance at the motel. It was a welcome reprieve for King — even if it was just a small one — and a moment the singers never forgot. 50 years later, they've taken the lessons King ta…
 
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 to…
 
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