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Freedom is a constant struggle: Birmingham's MLK march (with video)

Birmingham honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (video)

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Across the country, hundreds of thousands declare, “We are One”

In over a thousand U.S. cities, unionists, civil rights and community activists gathered April 4, honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated 43 years earlier.

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Texas joins national protests

Activists note even in Republican dominated Texas, protests for public workers and labor rights have been occuring throughout the state almost every day.

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At King birthday rally, elected officials urge grassroots involvement

Bay area elected officials addressed a crowd that packed the great hall at International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 6 to honor the great civil rights and peace leader.

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Glenn Beck calls unemployed "un-American"

According to Glenn Beck the nations 1.4 million Americans who have been out of work more than 99 weeks are "a bunch of un-American losers."

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After loan victory, students and labor keep up fight

Nationwide students are on the move this week leading rallies, marches and educational forums highlighting student-worker solidarity, the fight for jobs, worker rights and increased access to higher education during the 11th annual National Student Labor Week of Action.

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In 2010, ‘What would Dr. King do?’

King's message in 2010 was the theme as a standing-room-only crowd braved a squalling rainstorm Jan. 18 to pack the International Longshore and Warehouse Union's great hall.

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U.S. prepares to celebrate MLK Jr. Day

It's been more than 25 years since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was officially recognized as a federal holiday.