IAM Celebrates Dr. King’s Legacy

January 18, 2021 Admin 0

January 18, 2021

Sisters and Brothers, Today, we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an iconic civil rights activist who viewed discrimination and anti-unionism as closely related ills. He was a champion for labor rights whose teachings can serve us well in these trying times, when these rights are under constant assault. 

Dr. King’s commitment to peace, non-violent protest and equality for all carry more weight now than ever before. There isn’t a more important time for us to remember those words. 

In solidarity, 

Sito Pantoja

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All Labor Has Dignity

January 18, 2020 Admin 0

January 18, 2020

Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM,

Like so many other social justice warriors, Dr. King realized that inequality is a threat to our democracy. He spent his life fighting and calling for economic justice. King realized that inequality is a threat to our democracy—right until the very end. As we pause to celebrate his birthday, we must redouble our efforts to make his dream a reality.

Prior to his assassination in 1968, King worked feverishly to highlight economic injustice in America through his Poor People’s Campaign. Economic inequality continues to threaten our country today. Wages for … Read More...

DL141 Organizing Committee Supports Delta Workers at MLK Parade in ATL

January 24, 2019 Admin 0

On Monday, January 21, 2019, Victory Lodge 1725 members Helena Thornton, Recording Secretary/Community Service Chair and Renae Miller, Women’s/Human Rights Chair marched in the Martin Luther King Jr parade in Atlanta in support of Delta workers right for union representation.

These members have been working with District Lodge 141’s Organizing Committee in Atlanta and marched in solidarity to honor Martin Luther King Jr. We are proud of our members who are working for the District in this important organizing campaign!

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IAM Celebrates MLK Day

January 21, 2019 Admin 0

“Sisters and brothers, today we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights activist and leader in the movement to end racial segregation in the United States. He was committed to peace, non-violent protest and equality for all.


Throughout his life, Dr. King also stood up for union rights. One of his phrases was: “All labor has dignity.” As we celebrate his legacy today, it seems that there isn’t a more important time than now for us to remember those words and to follow Dr. King’s example in fighting for union rights as human … Read More...