43 years later, echoes of the gunshot can still be heard:
Union supporters who want to repeal a 1959 North Carolina law denying collective bargaining rights for public employees will speak out through silence on the 43rd anniversary of the slaying of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
The state chapters of the AFL-CIO and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People are helping to organize a 15-minute silent protest at noon Monday across the street from the Legislative Building in Raleigh.
BlueNC is dedicated to freedom and fairness for the people of North Carolina. If you share that vision, welcome. If your intention is to disrupt our efforts, please find somewhere else to express your opinions.