Posts Tagged ‘martin luther king’

Our African American Heritage, Brought to You By Walmart

The Walmart public relations operation continues to impress: They're sponsoring a sneak preview this evening of the new America I Am exhibit at the National Geographic museum, with Mayor Vince Gray scheduled to attend.
Let's hope Walmart is as willing to heed Martin Luther King Jr.'s words as they are to use him in their promo [...]

Hey Al Sharpton, You Listening?

Yesterday, Southland Concrete workers rallied outside the United Forensics Laboratory construction site–complete with bullhorn-wielding councilmember Phil Mendelson!–in the first high-profile protest of the company's treatment of workers. Tomorrow, the Reverend Al Sharpton will give a speech at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial site to commemorate the 47th anniversary of the civil rights leader's "I [...]