today in black history

October 01, 2019

John Russworm, abolitionist and founder of the nation's first Black newspaper, Freedom's Journal, was born in 1799 in Jamaica.

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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