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Labor, civil rights supporters march in Memphis on anniversary of MLK assassination

By staff |
April 4, 2018
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Memphis, TN – Members of AFSCME and other unions, along with civil rights activists, marched in Memphis, April 4, the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. King was in Memphis to support striking sanitation workers, members of AFSCME Local 1733, at the time of his 1968 murder.

The march comes at a time when public worker unions are facing attacks and responding with a growing wave of resistance.