Abolitionists had campaigned since the late 1780s on the motto “Am I not a man and a brother?” This placard carried by striking garbagemen in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968, echoed that rhetoric and emphatically answered the question. Martin Luther King Jr. marched with the strikers that day, then was assassinated that evening. 

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April, 09 2013
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