Coming Soon: Kansas City Fair Wage Fighters Commemorate Dr. King Assassination And Collaborate With Black Lives Matter Movement
The fight for pay increases in Kansas City continues, here's a glimpse at more upcoming protest and an important collaboration.
"Stand Up KC will host a free community screening of At The River I Stand at the historic Gem Theater on April 4th at 7pm to commemorate the assassination and vision of Dr. King. We'll also remember the Memphis sanitation workers that were on strike for a union, a living wage, and an end racism on-the-job when Dr. King was assassinated in Memphis in 1968.
In an era of increasing division, bigotry, and violent hate, we come together to breath new life into Dr. King's vision of "Beloved Community" of black, white, and brown Americans organizing together as one people who share a common destiny..."
Meanwhile, the story behind this news tidbit has been underway in KCMO for at least a couple years but offers a glimpse of the mainstream media becoming aware of the rising protest culture:
WaPo: Black Lives Matter groups joining forces with wage activists
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