What We Did On M.L.K. Holiday

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PROGRESSIVE labor activists packed AFL-CIO banquet, among them, from left, Hal Rosenthal, Ducky Birts, Sue Rosenthal and State Rep. Mark Cohen.

COUNCILWOMAN and unionist Jannie Blackwell, who received award at AFL-CIO banquet, was greeted by Bob Poulson.

STATE REP. Louise Bishop, who delivered invocation at AFL-CIO’s MLK Banquet, shares moment with Laborer Omar Sabir, who is seeking Traffic Court judgeship, and legendary Laborers leader Sam Staten, Sr., who received award that night.

HONORING Dr. King’s contributions to working people at AFL-CIO national banquet were, from left, Omar Sabir, Sam Staten, Sr., State Rep. Ron Waters and Paul Lewis.

SMILING faces at national AFL-CIO MLK Observance Banquet were hosts, Phila. Council President Pat Eiding with staffer Thelma Clement.

STATE and local AFL-CIO officials and members gathered in this mass rally to urge Mayor Michael Nutter to honor Memory of Dr. Martin L. King by honoring contracts with city’s unions. In AFL-CIO President Pat Eiding addresses enthusiastic crowd. Photos by Rory McGlasson

STATE and local AFL-CIO officials and members gathered in this mass rally to urge Mayor Michael Nutter to honor Memory of Dr. Martin L. King by honoring contracts with city’s unions. In AFL-CIO President Pat Eiding addresses enthusiastic crowd. Photos by Rory McGlasson

YOUNG PEOPLE from Price-Waterhouse Explorers Group pitched in to give Samuel Gompers School in Wynnefield a facelift, others gave fresh meaning to Martin Luther King’s dream, by adding finishing touch to new mural on their Day of Service. From left are Brittany Flippen, Esther Sportello, Prince Muttathil and Steven Brouwers. Photos by Bill Myers

YOUNG PEOPLE from Price-Waterhouse Explorers Group pitched in to give Samuel Gompers School in Wynnefield a facelift, others gave fresh meaning to Martin Luther King’s dream, by adding finishing touch to new mural on their Day of Service. From left are Brittany Flippen, Esther Sportello, Prince Muttathil and Steven Brouwers. Photos by Bill Myers

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