today in black history

August 01, 2020

Educator and civil rights champion the late Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, President of Morehouse College, was born on this date in 1895.

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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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