today in black history

June 26, 2022

General Lloyd Newton, the first Black member of the Thunderbirds, the elite Air Force precision flying team, was born in 1942 in Ridgeland, SC.

I AM A MAN

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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