WRFG Labor Forum on Monday, April 2
The Ap. 2 Labor Forum program on WRFG 89.3FM will bring our listeners into the mass actions taking place in Oklahoma City as teachers,parents, students and community members take their demands for living wages for education workers and fully funded, quality public education to the state’s elected officials.
This update from the Oklahoma State Capitol will take the place of the Labor Headline segment at 4:05.
Dawn O’Neal will then provide a commentary on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and the Memphis sanitation workers strike of 1968. in the Labor History segment
At 4:15, Erca Iheme, with AFSCME’s Field Education Department, will provide information on the events taking place in Memphis today through Ap. 4. She is an organizer of the IAM 2018 campaign to bring the lessons of past struggles to the necessary education and mobilization required to take on today’s challenges of racism, poverty and war.
At 4:30. Linda Willis, an organizer for the Poor People’s Campaign scheduled to amass in Washington, DC later this spring will discuss the background and goals of this re-incarnation of the initiative Dr. King was leading 50 years ago before his murder.
The Labor Forum airs every Monday from 4-5pm on WRFG 89.3FM.
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