The 83-year-old says he's living out Dr. King's legacy each day. He's spent 61 years working as a sanitation worker for the City of Memphis.
Nickleberry still remembers the first time he heard that Dr. King was coming to help the sanitation workers in Memphis.
"It's wonderful to hear his name because he was a great man," he said. "I figured, if he comes to Memphis and march with us, it would be a better, a better time for me to march because we had to go through a lot of things during that time."
There will be several service events honoring Dr. King's legacy going on across the Mid-South. Click here to see a list.
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