today in black history

April 27, 2017

Human rights activist and author Coretta Scott King, wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was born on this date in 1927 in Heiberger, Alabama.

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POSTED: January 15, 2011, 12:00 am

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On the national holiday celebrating the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther, King, Jr. we present this documentary produced by the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). It recounts the story of the Memphis sanitation workers strike, detailing the city's resistance to the workers joining a union and the involvement of Dr King, Jr. in what would be his final cause.






Source: AFSCME
 

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