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On the road to Memphis: Connecticut UNITE HERE members help make history

Organizing for the trip was led by the national Black Leadership Committee of the union. Among those who came were food service airport workers organizing for union recognition at United Airlines, and casino and hotel workers bargaining for contracts in Las Vegas. They took inspiration from the courage of the sanitation workers and the support they received from King, uniting the labor and civil rights movements.

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