Commercial Appeal newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Looters at Third and Beale Streets, Memphis, Tennessee, on March 29, 1968. Photographer: Bob Williams.
A group of youths had left the march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Main Street in support of striking sanitation workers and began breaking windows and looting stores.
1968 March 29
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"Looters in Memphis, 1968" (2021). Sanitation Workers Strike, 1968. 8.
Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968.