Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his “Mountain Top” speech at Mason Temple, April 3, 1968. Photograph by Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 – 2007, Collection of Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Memphis was shattered in April 1968. The resulting years created a city both demanding and resisting change. In April 2018, MLK50 commemorative events compelled us to reflect on what happened in 1968 and since. We sought out voices of our community to provide some insight. Where do we go from here?”  

2018 Portraits of Memphians by Brandon Dill.

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