Who was T.O. Jones and how did he lead the Memphis Sanitation Strike?
What was so different about this particular strike? Explain and describe why it was the first of its kind.
What critical role did Reverend James Lawson play within this strike? How did his involvement change the overall thoughts and feelings of the sanitization workers?
“The Poor People’s Campaign” what was it, and what was its connection to the Memphis Sanitation Strike?
How did the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. impact the negotiations of the strike?
“I Am a Man” was the statement chosen to represent the sanitation workers. Why?