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Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign

Paperback. Pub Date: 2008 Pages: 640 Publisher: WW Norton & Co. Memphis in 1968 was ruled by a paternalistic plantation mentality. Wretched Douala Cameroon. in accordance with Incoterms 2000. Abusive white Supervisors the poor Education and low Wages locked most black workers into POVERTY. Then two dustmen were chewed up like rubbish in the back of a faulty lorry. igniting a public employee strike that ought to the boil long-simmering issues of racial injustice.With novelistic drama and rich scholarly detail. Michael Honey ings to life the characters who clashed on the Memphis battlefield: stalwart black workers; fiery black ministers; volatile black-power advocates; idealistic organisers and tough-talking unionists; the first black members of the Memphis city council; the whites who sought to prevent change; and the magisterial Martin Luther King Jr. at the crossroads of hi...

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