Congressman Cohen Commemorates Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

April 2, 2021
Press Release

MEMPHIS – On Sunday, as many celebrate Easter, many in Memphis and around the world will also silently commemorate the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in our city 53 years ago. Congressman Cohen released the following statement:

“Dr. King came to Memphis to demonstrate that all labor has dignity and was killed as he stood up for the rights of striking sanitation workers. As we commemorate his life, let’s be mindful of the work he started and be dedicated to advancing human rights, labor rights, racial justice and an end to war.”