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Rally calls attention to youth poverty, income inequality

(WMC-TV) - Decades after his death, several groups are still fighting to keep Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream alive.

On Friday, a news conference was held by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Congressman Steve Cohen, and Young Democrats of America President Atima Omara calling attention to youth poverty, income inequality, and the ongoing crusade for civil rights. They are also interested in raising the minimum wage in Tennessee.

On Action News 5 at 5 p.m., find out more about what leaders are calling on others to do to help poverty among young people -- and how you can help.

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