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During the MLK50 commemoration in Memphis, Tennessee, on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, widows humanize the late sanitation workers — Echol Cole and Robert Walker — who lost their lives on Feb. 1, 1968, while escaping a torrential storm. Dr. King was in Memphis on April 4, 1968, their behalf.

 

 

 

Widows recount tragic deaths of sanitation workers during MLK50 Memphis