The story of the windows: Call for artists to depict the Clayborn’s 1968 story in stained glass

The Clayborn Temple is set to interview artists to depict historic 1968 Sanitation Strike in the temple’s stained glass – Info session Feb. 8, sketches…

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City of Hope Exhibit Opens at Pink Palace Museum

PINK PALACE Exhibit features posters and photographs from the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign By Bill Walsh, Pink Palace Family of Museums For 43 days between…

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“CITY’S GARBAGE COLLECTORS STRIKE”

March to Mace: The Sanitation Strike before Martin Luther King Jr.’s invitation to Memphis, and a look at Memphis newspaper coverage of the first few weeks…

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“Garbage Truck Kills 2 Crewmen”

February 2, 1968 “Packing Unit Is Apparently Activated By Accident, Crushes Employees” The Commercial Appeal reporter Joseph Thompson’s stark headline made the front page that…

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