On the Anniversary of Dr. King's Assassination, Stand Up For Economic Equality

King worked for both racial and economic equality, and died while in the middle of a fight for public employees' right to collectively bargain.


On April 4, 1968, 43 years ago today, Civil Rights Movement leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was tragically assassinated while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 39 years old.

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