I AM ATL

I AM ATL

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I AM ATL seeks to heighten awareness of the contributions made by citizens of our city whose courage and determination boldly changed history, and whose character sits at the heart of the place we call home.

THE MEMPHIS SANITATION WORKER'S STRIKE

In 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee, the labor movement and the civil rights movement came together in a monumental struggle for human and public employee rights. On February 11, over 1,300 sanitation workers — nearly all were African American — went on strike demanding their basic rights to organize a union, to gain a living wage and to receive the respect and dignity due all working men and women. During the strike Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. came to Memphis to support the workers but was tragically assassinated.

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- Color: White Fleck TriBlend
- Features: Side seamed. Retail fit. Unisex sizing.
- 50% poly, 25% Airlume combed and ring-spun
cotton, 25% rayon, 40 single 3.8 oz.

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