"Come to compete, come to win prizes, come to show solidarity with your fellow union members," says CSA Executive Director Sonte DuCote. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit CSA's Emergency Assistance Fund, which provided local union families facing hardship with over $1000 in the last week alone.
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In today's labor history,
on this date in 1963, the march for jobs and freedom—the Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have A Dream" speech march—was held in Washington, D.C. with 250,000 participating.
Today’s labor quote is by Martin Luther King, Jr. from his "I Have A Dream" speech in 1963:
America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked ''insufficient funds.''
But we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt. We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation.
So we've come to cash this check, a check that will give us upon demand the riches of freedom and the security of justice.