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Video: 2/1/18 — On the 50th anniversary of two Memphis sanitation workers killed in a garbage compactor, which led to the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike, the Samuel Dewitt Proctor Conference held a daylong truth telling commission hearing at the National Civil Rights Museum, formerly the Lorraine Motel, where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Town hall moderated by Roland Martin.


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