“We wanted to be treated as men.”
Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they went on strike as Memphis sanitation workers in 1968.
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Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they went on strike as Memphis sanitation workers in 1968.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
For more stories from the strike, click here.
Produced by Michael Garofalo, Selly Thiam
Facilitated by Steven Thrasher and Nick Yulman