Category: Dr. Martin Luther King
AFSCME Activists Commemorate Selma March
It was 50 years ago last Sunday that peaceful civil rights activists, marching across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, were met by a brutal attack by state troopers. Their brave stand led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
“No Stopping Point Short of Victory”
Dr. King reminds us that whatever we face, we must keep organizing, continue our political activism and most importantly, never back down.
Obama, Saunders: The Struggle Continues for Economic Equality
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders joins Presidents Obama, Clinton, Carter to commemorate the March on Washington.
The resolve and fortitude of millions of "ordinary" Americans reveal our true greatness.
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders: ‘American Dream’ Not Realized for Too Many
President Saunders addresses tens of thousands at ‘Realize the Dream’ rally.
AFSCME Members to Commemorate 50th Anniversary March on Washington
Union members will join 100,000 more to recommit to the call for jobs and freedom.
Street Renamed to Honor 1968 Sanitation Strikers
Thousands march to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s work on behalf of Memphis sanitation workers.
The Struggle Continues in Memphis as Labor and Allies Honor Martin Luther King Jr.
Event commemorates Dr. King’s life and his work on behalf of the Memphis sanitation workers.
Inspired by Dr. King, Member Terry Walker Travels to Memphis
California home care provider joins commemorative events honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and 1968 strikers.
Activists Gather in Memphis to Commemorate Dr. King’s Life
Union members, civil rights leaders and community activists will hold events April 3-4.
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