Design Isn’t Just for the Big Guys: In Memphis, the Commercial Appeal Retells MLK’s Last 32 Hours
Posted: 4/11/2013  |  By: Justin Ellis | Nieman Journalism Lab
It’s been 45 years since Martin Luther King, Jr.’s murder was on the front pages of newspapers around the country. For The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, the story was a local one; King was assassinated while visiting the city to lend his support to the city’s sanitation workers who were on strike to protest their working conditions.