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Memphis world, April 6, 1968

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Title:Memphis world, April 6, 1968
Date:1968 Apr. 6

Selected articles from the April 6, 1968 issue of the Memphis World, the African American newspaper based in Memphis, Tennessee. Articles include a notice of new members appointed to the Tennessee State Commission on Civil Rights; the winner of a writing contest; news of the Sanitation Workers' Strike and a recent march; plans for a spring art festival; report of a speech by Congressman Dan Kuykendall criticizing Martin Luther King, Jr.; funds raised for a local African American college; the death of a well-known barber; and an extension of the United States Supreme Court one-man, one-vote doctrine.

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Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination | Kuykendall, Dan Heflin, 1924-2008 | Payne, Larry, d. 1968--Death and burial | Kyles, Samuel Billy | Douglas, Mansfield | Durick, Joseph A. (Joseph Aloysius), 1914-1994 | African American newspapers--Tennessee--Memphis | Memphis world | African Americans--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Memphis (Tenn.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race discrimination--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Segregation--Tennessee--Memphis | Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968 | United States Commission on Civil Rights. Tennessee State Advisory Committee--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment | African Americans--Tennessee--Memphis--Social life and customs--20th century | Owens College--Finance | African American universities and colleges--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Violence against--Tennessee--Memphis | Race riots--Tennessee--Memphis | Apportionment (Election law)--United States | United States. Supreme Court | African Americans--Suffrage | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801
Institution:Rhodes College
Contributors:Crossroads to Freedom Digital Archive Project (Rhodes College)
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