CBTU joins in National Day of Solidarity Actions


Ferguson – The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) St. Louis Chapter joined in the National Day of Solidarity Actions Aug. 16 calling for a fair and impartial investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager killed in an encounter with a Ferguson police officer Aug. 9.

CBTU members Michele Diggs, John Harris, Fay Davis, Bob Jones, and Mike Edwards were joined by the Rev. Jesse Jackson (back row center, with a child on his shoulders) and Ferguson residents in demanding justice, transparency and the restoration of peace and safety in the community.

– Mark Esters photo

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