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Coretta Scott King, center, accompanied by the Rev. Ralph Abernathy, her children, and singer Harry Belafonte, leads a march in Memphis to honor her husband who was assassinated four days earlier. AP hide caption

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After MLK's Death, Coretta Scott King Went To Memphis To Finish His Work

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

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Tennessee National Guard troopers in jeeps and trucks escort a protest march by striking sanitation workers through downtown Memphis, March 30, 1968. LG/AP hide caption

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This statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest was removed from a park in Memphis, Tenn., on Wednesday night, following the sale of the park to a nonprofit group. Adrian Sainz/AP hide caption

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'Mystery Shoppers' Help U.S. Regulators Fight Racial Discrimination At Banks

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The sign, a private marker placed by the NAACP, and approved by the National Park Service, as it now stands in Army Park. Christopher Blank/WKNO-FM hide caption

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Do The Words 'Race Riot' Belong On A Historic Marker In Memphis?

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Without a school athletic field, the Power Center Academy rugby team practices in a city park nearby, changing clothes in the dugout next to a baseball backstop. Christopher Blank/WKNO hide caption

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An Inner-City Team Is Putting U.S. Rugby On The Map

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After Discrimination Finding, Jury's Out On Memphis Juvenile Courts

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Onlookers in Memphis on Sunday, as the waters of the Mississippi continued to rise. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Memphis Emergency Official's Plea: Please Don't Go Near The River

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