In Pittsburgh, at the USW headquarters and across the nation, workers and others joined to say "We Are One" to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and continue the fight for economic and worker justice.
Forty-three years ago today, Dr. King was killed in Memphis, where he was standing with striking sanitation workers. Today millions of people are mobilizing to fight for that same dignity against anti-union attacks on the basic rights of public workers.
Across the country, more than 1,000 events were planned, including a massive protest and rally that began at the United Steelworkers headquarters. International President Leo W. Gerard fired up workers, community groups, faith leaders and others before they marched to protest the lack of corporate taxation.
Today was just the beginning of the fight as workers and others stand and fight to take back America, Gerard said. Click here for our Protect Workers' Rights tool kit.