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November 29, 2021

Legendary Harlem congressman and minister Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1908.

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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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