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A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr - Study Guide If the Negro Wins, Labor Wins Summary & Analysis

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. compared the struggle of the Labor movement with the current struggle of the Civil Rights movement. Labor went through the same trials in obtaining the right to organize and the ability to freely organize and participate in economic democracy. Negroes were fighting a similar battle for freedom and the right to vote. They requested that the unions remember that the Negroes were also working people, who desired to obtain the same right to freely vote and participate in democracy.

A rebirth of ultra-right wing societies threatened to destroy both labor unions and the opportunity for Negroes to integrate fully into society. As a large component of the labor movement, Negroes expected support. Dr. King recommended that unions set the example and fully integrate. Political strength of unions would grow as...

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