Private sector needs to honor King’s memory

Not just at breakfasts, but with wages paid to workers of color

THE EVENTS of April 4, 1968, in Memphis are seared into America’s collective memory. The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is clearly acknowledged as a national tragedy. Even as we lionize King, we have forgotten the events that brought him to Tennessee in the first place: support for unionized black sanitation workers striking(...)

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