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Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking to a mass meeting at the Mason Temple in support of striking sanitation workers. Memphis Press-Scimitar/University of Memphis Libraries Special Collections hide caption

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1968: How We Got Here

The Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike: King's Last Cause For Economic Justice

The city's sanitation workers wanted better working conditions and higher pay, but they needed help strategizing. Martin Luther King Jr. went to Memphis to help.

A container ship waits to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland in California. President Trump says the trade deficit that the U.S. runs with other nations must be slashed for the well-being of the country. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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America Has A Large Trade Deficit, But Economists Aren't Too Concerned About It

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When MLK Was Killed, He Was In Memphis Fighting For Economic Justice

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Protesters arrived in chartered buses to fight a plan by Orange County to relocate homeless people from Santa Ana to new temporary shelters in more affluent coastal cities. Linda Wang/NPR hide caption

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California County Faces Bitter Backlash Over Homeless Relocation Plans

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Mady Ohlman, who lives near Boston and has been sober for more than four years, says many drug users hit a point when the disease and the pursuit of illegal drugs crushes the will to live. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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How Many Opioid Overdoses Are Suicides?

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David Shulkin was the first nonveteran to lead the Veterans Affairs Department and an Obama appointee — the lone holdover in the Trump White House. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Trump To Replace VA Secretary David Shulkin

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