Todays interview is with William Lucy, one of the most prominent labor leaders in recent U.S history. Mr. Lucy held the second highest ranking position as an African American, in the labor movement, holding the position as Secretary-Treasurer of the American Federation of State, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) from 1972-2010. He is also a Civil Rights Activist and marched alone side Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and coined the slogan " I Am A Man" that became the rally call for the historic Memphis sanitation strikers during the tumultuous aftermath of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination 1968.
Today we will discuss, "Where do we go from here, healng our nation".
Mr. Lucy's Favorite Quote: It Is Better To Be Effective Than Right
Civil Rights Activist