Tag: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Statement of UAW President Ray Curry on Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Our great union’s core values are rooted in social justice and equality. From the start of our union, we have fought for social and economic equality for all people, not just our members. Much like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we believe that all people should have an opportunity to thrive and achieve the American dream. Dr. King said: “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal.” Our union shares that dream. It is ... Read more

Celebrating Black History Month – Honoring Our Journey, Striving Forever Forward

My sisters and brothers, This great union of ours and all of our UAW family, past and present, have a long and cherished legacy in fighting for the civil rights and equality of all Americans and all peoples of the world. It is one of the founding principles of our union and we have much to be proud about. President Ray Curry During Black History Month, we remember and salute UAW members’ roles in all that we have achieved and in all that we continue to work towards. I’d like to share a few highlights here from our proud history ... Read more