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Unionists Bring Variety of Causes to M.L. King Commemoration March

Unionists Bring Variety of Causes to M.L. King Commemoration March

WASHINGTON —Raymin Diaz wants to “break this counterrevolution” that takes away workers’ rights.  Bob King wants to “honor the same principles” Dr. Martin Luther King stood for, while “fighting suppression of the right to vote.”  Larry Greenhill wants to energize his union’s members “while ensuring the community knows our concerns” about workers rights, jobs, and justice.  And Mary McCloud wants […]

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Unions, Allies, March for Jobs, Voting Rights on King March 50th Anniversary

Echoing the same themes as they did 50 years ago, thousands of unionists and their civil rights allies marched to the Lincoln Memorial on August 24, demanding jobs and freedom, particularly living wage jobs and voting rights.

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March on Washington

March on Washington

As the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington nears, AFSA encourages its members and supporters to take part in the many activities scheduled in celebration and remembrance of this historic event. The Aug. 28, 1963 march led to the passage of the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, and other progressive programs and rights that benefit Americans today. […]

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