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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-28-11 04:46 PM
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WE ARE ONE SOLIDARITY RALLY in KC April 4


SOLIDARITY RALLY
5:00 to 6:30 pm
Monday April 4

Mill Creek Park
47 and Main
Kansas City

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, where he had gone to stand with sanitation workers demanding their dream: The right to bargain collectively for a voice at work and a better life. The workers were trying to form a union with AFSCME.

Beginning with worship services over the April 1 weekend, and continuing through the week of April 4, unions, people of faith, civil and human rights activists, students and other progressive allies will host a range of community- and workplace-focused actions.

Join us in solidarity with working people in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana and dozens of other states where well-funded, right-wing corporate politicians are trying to take away the rights Dr. King gave his life for: the freedom to bargain, to vote, to afford a college education and justice for all workers, immigrant and native-born.

Its a day to show movement. Teach-ins. Vigils. Faith events. A day to be creative, but clear: We are one.
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