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May Day Events Bring Workers, Immigrants Together In Fight For Rights

In Chicago, CWA members joined other unionists and even government leaders, including the chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, for the re-dedication of the newly restored Haymarket Memorial. The ceremony, "was especially meaningful given the fight we're in today," said CWA Local 4250 President Liz VanDerWoude. "I thought about a quote I read a few days before, from one of the men hanged. He said, 'The day will come when our silence will be greater than the voices you are throttling today.' Our movement today is their legacy, and we have to keep growing stronger and louder." Download entire story in PDF format.
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