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MLK Stresses Importance Of Labor

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MLK felt that the needs of African Americans were the same. At the 1961 AFL-CIO Convention, MLK shared the quote above.

MLK Quote

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MLK made this statement in Memphis, TN in 1968. Sanitation Workers there sought his assistance in gaining better working conditions and pay for its black workers.

Maya Angelou Quote

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Quote: “You are not being oppressed when another group gains rights you’ve always had.” – Unknown

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MLK Quote: He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetuate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.

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He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetuate it.  He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Did you miss yesterday’s post?  Click here to learn more about Lily Ann Granderson, a former slave who established “midnight schools” to teach other slaves to read and write.

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