King Day observances feature different interpretations of civil rights leader’s Memphis legacy

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 22, 2019 9:16 AM CT | Published: January 21, 2019 2:53 PM CT

The federal holiday honoring civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. included a new grant program for neighborhoods, calls for reparations, questions about who interprets King's legacy and City Hall honors for 10 women activists.

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Clayborn Temple Jim Strickland Lee Harris Martin Luther King Tami Sawyer

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