Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Today in Labor History

August 28
The march for jobs and freedom—the Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have A Dream" speech march—is held in Washington, D.C. with 250,000 participating - 1963

SOURCE: Union Communications Services, Inc.

#LaborHistory: Aug 28 -via- 'Rip & Ron'

" Some people were eating their bagged lunches, while others took in the breath taking event. Many people had signs that read such things as, "Pass the bill", or "We march for integration". No m...
atter what race, it was the first time to the nation's capital for most. There were thousands of curious people in a foreign city." - from http://www.angelfire.com/pa/marchonwashington/march.html

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