I Am a Man

Richard L. Copley took this photograph at the Memphis sanitation workers strike in 1968.
Richard L Copley
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Sanitation workers hold protest signs that say, "I am a man."

Planning a lesson or unit on the Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike? Try pairing this image with "StoryCorps: Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike."

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Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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