MLK RI Unity Day
Dr. King was assassinated on April 4th, 1968 while supporting striking sanitation workers. Exactly one year before that he given the Riverside Church speech, in which he not only spoke out against the war in Vietnam but linked the problems of racisim, militarism and economic injustice.
If you are afraid for the future of Workers Rights, Social Programs, Public Education, Medicare, Social Security, the Environment, Women’s Rights, Public Transportation, Public TV and Radio, Unions, Public Housing, Immigrant Rights, Aid to the Arts and more…
Then come, join us and make your voice heard!
We Call for:
- The RI legislature to pass the Patriot Tax—a two year 2% tax on those making over $500,000 & a 4% tax on those making over $1,000,000.
- Funding a War On Poverty at Home not Wars & Occupations Abroad.
- Ensuring that everyone has the right to a Job, Affordable Housing, Education, Healthcare, and a Secure Retirement/Disability Income.